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Woman killed in Thanksgiving crash near Manhattan

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) - A Riley woman is dead after a two car crash near Manhattan. 

The crash happened just before 6 a.m. on Thursday morning on Highway 24.

54-year-old Jamie Franch was killed after she crossed the center line of the highway and hit an oncoming car, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. 

Franch's car landed in a ditch on its side. 

The driver of the other car, 18-year-old Mersades Wisner from Holdredge, Neb., was hurt.

She was taken to KU Medical center. 

KHP said both women were wearing seatbelts. 





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