MARION COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) — Three people have been killed in a T-bone crash in Marion County on Friday afternoon.
The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 1:30. Charlotte Cole, 53, of Moundridge, Kansas, was driving a van north on Kansas Highway 256 with a passenger, 19-year-old Jessica Schmidt of Fruitland, Idaho, when troopers say she pulled out in front of a 2016 Ford Taurus heading west on Highway 56 and the vehicles crashed.
Cole and Schmidt were pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the Taurus, 85-year-old Wanda Richmond of Marion, was also killed.
Another passenger in the Taurus was hospitalized with serious injuries.
The driver of the Taurus sustained minor injuries.