WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A woman and child from Kansas City, Kansas, died in a crash on U.S. Highway 50 Friday morning.
The Kansas Highway Patrol says the woman was driving a Chevrolet Sonic westbound on the highway and crossed the centerline, hitting an eastbound semi on the south shoulder.
The crash happened just after 6 a.m. in eastern Chase County, west of Emporia and south of Toledo.
The Chase County Sheriff’s Office said the crash killed 29-year-old Maria Munoz Alonso and a juvenile.
The 53-year-old semi-driver from Lyons was not injured.
The Kansas Highway Patrol investigated the crash with the assistance of Chase County.