Woman killed in Jefferson County crash

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A woman has died after a crash involving a semi-tractor trailer near Valley Falls.

Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Herrig tells KSNT News the accident happened around 7:30 a.m., about a mile north of Valley Falls on K-4 Highway.

Herrig says the woman was headed south and had passed a vehicle and tried to get back in her lane but lost control and was hit by the oncoming truck.

The Kansas Highway Patrol is handling the investigation.

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