Lawrence woman killed in wreck southwest of Tonganoxie

By Shawn Linenberger
Lawrence Journal World – September 27, 2016

A head-on fatality accident Monday night claimed the life of a Lawrence woman.

The accident occurred about 5:20 p.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 24-40 about 0.2 miles south of 243rd Street and 5 miles south of Tonganoxie.

According to Kansas Highway Patrol reports, Austin Michael Rose, 32, Eudora, was driving a 2002 GMC Sierra 2500 truck north on U.S. 24-40 when his vehicle crossed the double line and struck a 2009 Chevrolet Equinox driven by Kelly Fowler, 51, Lawrence, head on. Both vehicles came to rest on the right side of the road, according to KHP.

Fowler was pronounced dead at the scene.

Passengers included Regan Fowler, 16, and Ariyah Salleck, 1, both of Lawrence. KHP reports did not show them being taken to area hospitals, and details were not available.

Rose was injured in the accident and taken to University of Kansas Hospital.

Everyone involved in the accident was wearing safety restraints.

 

Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
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