A 15-year-old was killed Wednesday in a three-vehicle crash five miles south of Fort Scott in Bourbon County, according to a Topeka Capital-Journal report.
The incident was reported at 9:40 a.m., according to the Kansas Highway Patrol’s crash log.
Hunter D. Kovacic, of Stark, was driving north on US-69 when he crossed the center line. He sideswiped a southbound Ford F350 and then struck a semi-truck head-on.
It isn’t known if Kovacic was wearing a seat belt.
The driver of the Ford F350, who was wearing a seat belt, wasn’t injured.
The semi’s driver, Billy Rabbit, 40, of Pryor, Okla., was transported to Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott with injuries. He was wearing a seat belt, KHP said.