UPDATE: Authorities identify person killed in crash

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Editors note: The Kansas Highway Patrol initially reported Jennarene S. Hawkins was from Burlingame. The story has since been corrected.

OSAGE COUNTY, Kan. (KSNT) – A Burlington woman is dead after a head-on crash in Osage County Thursday night.

It happened just before 8 p.m. about two miles north of Lyndon in Osage County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said 24-year old Jennarene S. Hawkins died in the crash. She was a passenger in a pickup driven by 20-year old Darian Hess of Topeka.

The KHP report indicates Hess was northbound on U.S. Highway 75, when he attempted to pass another vehicle and collided head-on with an SUV driven by 33-year-old Amber Walters of Lyndon.

Hess was taken to a Kansas City hospital. Walters and three children suffered injuries according to the report.

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