Atchison County wreck kills two Tuesday

By Nick Gosnell
WIBW News Now – June 6, 2018

A pair of women, including one from Kansas, died in an accident on US 59 in Atchison County Tuesday.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 1997 Mercury Cougar driven by 55-year-old Elaine L. Drennon of Atchison was northbound on US 59 at 5 p.m. Tuesday when it crossed the center line and hit a 2007 Peterbuilt semi head-on in the southbound lanes. Drennon and her passenger, 54-year-old Karen Sue Keil of Kansas City, Missouri were killed in the accident.

The semi driver, 48-year-old William R. Wilson of Annville, Kentucky was hurt and was taken to Mosaic Hospital to be checked out.

The Patrol says the two drivers were buckled up.


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