KU student killed in car wreck on K-10 in Johnson County

A University of Kansas student was killed Tuesday in a car wreck in Johnson County.

Dylan Garnett, of Shawnee, was driving west on Kansas Highway 10 at 1:30 p.m. when a semitrailer in front of him slowed down because of traffic, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol crash report. Garnett was unable to stop in time and crashed into the rear of the truck, suffering a fatal injury.

Garnett, 19, was pronounced dead at 3 p.m., according to the report. He is listed as a student in the KU directory.

Michael Brown, 58, was driving the other vehicle, according to the report. Brown, of Topeka, was taken to the Overland Park Regional Medical Center to treat possible injuries.

KU Chancellor Douglas Girod said he was “profoundly saddened” to learn of Garnett’s death and wished comfort to his family and friends.

“On behalf of the entire KU community, I offer my deepest condolences,” Girod said, in a statement emailed to the Journal-World.

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