Kansas Teen Killed In Head-On Crash

By: KAKE (Posted by Josh Mabry)
By: KAKE (Posted by Josh Mabry)

(KAKE)-- A Zurich, Kansas teenager died in a head-on collision early this morning, the Kansas Highway Patrol said.

The accident happened on Kansas Highway 18 in Rooks County.

Troopers said a pickup truck driven by Acetin Benedick, 16, crossed the center line, overcorrected, then collided with a semi. Benedick was flown to a Wichita hospital where he died.

Two people in the semi were injured. Kelly Shearer of Almena and Ricci Gutzman of Bennington were taken to Rooks County Health Center for treatment.

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