One person killed when SUV’s collide in Osage Co.

Published: Sep. 10, 2021 at 2:24 PM CDT
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OSAGE CO., Kan. (WIBW) - One person was killed, another seriously injured in a head-on crash in Osage Co. early Friday afternoon.

The Osage Co. Sheriff’s Office says two SUV’s collided head-on around 12:39 p.m. on K-268.

The crash location was about two miles east of US-75.

Late Friday afternoon the Kansas Highway Patrol identified the two drivers involved.

They say Patti Croy, 65, of Vassar died when her westbound 2013 Kia Sorento left the road, over corrected and crossed the center line, striking an eastbound 2010 GMC Acadia.

The driver of the Acadia, identified as Trisha Ellis, 52, of Superior, Wisconsin, sustained suspected serious injuries.

Officials say K-268 was closed for several hours as a result.

The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating.

KHP says both women were properly restrained.

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