Dec 06, 2019 10:00 AM

Kan. woman dead, 3 children hospitalized after head-on crash

Posted Dec 06, 2019 10:00 AM

Thursday night crash scene photo courtesy WIBW TV

OSAGE COUNTY — One person died in an accident just before 8p.m. Thursday in Osage County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2003 Chevy Silverado driven by Darian A. Hess, 20, Topeka, was  northbound on U.S. 75 just north of west 229th Street.

The driver attempted to pass a commercial motor vehicle with insufficient clearance and struck a 2008 Dodge Durango driven by Amber M. Walters, 33, Lyndon, head-on

EMS transported a passenger in the Chevy Jennarene S Hawkins, 24, Burlingame, Walters and three children in the Dodge Daymian M. Walters, 9; Serenity R. Qujnonez, 2 and Cherish P. Roney, 1, all of Lyndon to a Topeka Hospital where Hawkins died.

EMS transported Hess to KU Medical Center.  Hawkins and Daymian Walters were not wearing seat belts, according to the KHP.