1 dead after crash with semi-truck on Kansas highway

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BROWN COUNTY (KSNT) – A fatal crash in Brown County on Friday left one woman dead after a car crashed into the back of a semi truck’s trailer.

Shortly after 1 p.m. of Christmas Eve, a Freightliner truck was pulling out of a private driveway of US-75 near the Sac & Fox Truck Stop, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. Moments later, a Chevrolet SUV crashed into the back of the truck, as it was entering an intersection.

The driver of the SUV, Socorro Mercado, a 46-year-old woman from Minnesota, died in the crash. She was wearing her seat belt at the time of the accident.

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