Salina Man Involved In Fatal Crash
KSAL Staff - January 14, 2015 6:50 am
A Salina man was hurt in a head-on crash early Wednesday morning that killed another man.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 55-year-old Gerald Wolken from Greeley, Kansas, was driving a 1988 Ford F 250 pickup truck headed west on Kansas 68 Highway. He swerved left of center and hit an oncoming semi head-on.
Wolken was pronounced dead at the scene.
The semi driver, 50-year-old Franklin Britton from Salina, was hurt. he was transported to Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
The KHP says that Wolken was not wearing a seat belt, while Britton was.
The crash happened at 12:20 Wednesday morning on Kansas 68 Highway, about 1.5 miles East of U.S. 169 Highway in Miami County.