Mar 18, 2023

2 adults, juvenile dead after Kansas head-on crash

Posted Mar 18, 2023 3:00 AM

PRATT COUNTY—Three people died in an accident just before 3p.m. Friday in Pratt County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2004 Ford Taurus driven by William Fowler Stevens, 32, Woodward, Oklahoma, was southbound on Kansas 61 two miles north of Preston.

The Taurus crossed the center line and struck a northbound 2014 Ford Fusion driven by Joshua Jamal Townsell, 30, Omaha, head-on.

Stevens, Townsell and a juvenile in the Fusion were pronounced dead at the scene. The KHP had incomplete seat belt usage information.