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UPDATE: Crash Near Bennington Kills Two

KSAL Staff - April 11, 2014 7:50 pm

Kansas resident goes far to hunt, sell mushrooms

Kansas resident goes far to hunt, sell mushrooms

A father and daughter from Topeka are killed in a crash near Bennington late Friday afternoon as they were headed home after enrolling her in college.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a vehicle was parked along the north edge of K 18 Highway, partially in the westbound lanes of travel. A pickup truck moved from the westbound to the eastbound lane of traffic, and struck an oncoming small car head on.

Two people in the car were killed. They are 18-year-old Emma Jo Pisocki and 41-year-old Jason Pisocki, both from Topeka.

The driver of the pickup truck, 35-year-old Jason Jeardoe from Bennington, was hurt. He was transported to the hospital in Salina.

WIBW TV in Topeka reports that the Pisockis were on their way home from enrolling Emma Jo at Hutchinson Community College. She was a senior at Topeka Seaman High School.

Troopers say that everyone was buckled up.

The crash happened at 4:00 Friday afternoon, 3.5 miles east of Bennington on K 18 Highway.

Emma Jo Pisocki was a senior at Topeka Seaman High School.

Emma Jo Pisocki was a senior at Topeka Seaman Highschool.

ORIGINAL:

Two people are killed in a crash near Bennington late Friday afternoon.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, troopers were contacted at 4pm by Ottawa County law enforcement.

The crash involved two vehicle that collided head on. It happend approximately three miles east of Bennington on K-18 Highway.

Further details, and names, were not yet available Friday evening.

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