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1 person killed in head-on crash in Miami County, Kansas

Posted at 1:38 PM, Feb 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-13 14:38:14-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was killed in a head-on crash in Miami County, Kansas, Wednesday night.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 1990 Mazda was westbound on Kansas 68, just west of Paola, when the vehicle crossed the center line and struck a semi head-on.

Troopers have not determined why the vehicle crossed into the other lane.

The driver of the Mazda was killed in the crash. He has been identified as 22-year-old Dalis M. Palmer of Osawatomie. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the semi was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.