1 Dead After Crash On Highway 50 In Harvey County

WALTON, Kan. (KAKE) -- One person has died in a crash on Highway 50 in Harvey County.

The accident happened just after 2:30 Tuesday afternoon on Highway 50 east of the town of Walton. The Harvey County Sheriff's Office says the accident involved an eastbound car and and westbound pickup truck.

Authorities say the car was traveling east when it crossed the center line and struck the pickup truck. Two people were inside each vehicle.

A man in his 50's inside of the pickup truck, was pronounced dead at the scene. The three others were not seriously hurt.

The accident is still under investigation. Highway 50 was shut down following the accident. Wreckers have arrived on scene and the highway should open back up to traffic within the hour.