Two Jefferson County men died Tuesday night after a two-vehicle crash in the northeastern part of the county.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Daniel Shawn Walker, 27, of Oskaloosa, and Shawn K. Fraker, 38, of Winchester, died in a head-on crash on Hickory Point Road about 6 miles north of Oskaloosa and just southwest of Winchester. The crash occurred about 8 p.m., about a half-mile east of U.S. Highway 59.
According to the accident report, their eastbound 2002 Acura was struck by a westbound 2005 Kia Sedona minivan driven by 31-year-old Brian Joseph Keefe, of Winchester. Keefe’s Kia had drifted left of the center line.
Keefe was not wearing his seat belt and was taken to Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka for his injuries.
Walker and Fraker both wore seat belts. They were pronounced dead at the scene.
Information regarding Keefe’s condition was not available Wednesday evening.