Woman Killed in Fiery Crash

A driver was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Northeast Kansas when her SUV went airborne, rolled, and caught fire.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 72-year-old Nancy Barnaby of Manhattan was driving a 2017 Ford Explorer headed north on K-177 Highway in Geary County. The SUV crossed the center and went into a ditch. It hit a culvert and went airborne. After striking the ground, the SUV rolled and caught fire.

Barnaby sustained fatal injuries in the crash.

The crash happened Thursday afternoon at around 3:00 on K-177 Highway about a half mile south of old K-18 Highway in Geary County.