Crash Kills KU Student, Injures Wife

By: AP
By: AP

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) _ Police have identified the 26-year-old
University of Kansas student who died in a one-car crash in

Police said Neil Hockenbarger missed a turn and lost control of his car shortly after midnight Thursday, causing the vehicle to hit a power pole and then a tree. The force of the crash split the pole in two.

Hockenbarger died at the scene. His 25-year-old wife, Tiffany Hockenbarger, suffered minor cuts and bruises.

Authorities continue to investigate the mishap.

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