KU Student Killed in Car Accident Thursday

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A University of Kansas student was killed in a two vehicle accident. It happened around 1:40 p.m. Thursday on K-10 highway, a mile west of Lawrence.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says 21 year-old James Harrison Keeton Jr. tried to pass a limousine and collided with an oncoming vehicle driven by Maria Thorson.

Keeton died at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt. Thorson was flown to KU Hospital in Kansas City.