KTA identifies women killed in crash near Andover

KAKE – November 30, 2015

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Photo by Paul Michael Koenig

The Kansas Turnpike Authority has identified two people killed in a crash late Friday afternoon near Andover.

The crash happened around 5 p.m. on I-35 near Andover. According to the KTA, a Ford truck was heading southbound, lost control on the ice and jackknifed. The truck continued through the median barrier and hit a northbound SUV.

The driver of the SUV died at the scene. She is identified as 65-year-old Shirley Ann Starr of Kansas City, Missouri. A passenger, 28-year-old Lafatte Hartfield, was taken to a local hospital.

A passenger in the Ford truck was also killed. The KTA identified her as 60-year-old Arlene Harrison of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. The driver, 66-year-old Robert Harrison, was hospitalized.

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office said Friday night that four more people were hurt in the crash. Their identities and current conditions are still unknown.

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