August 19, 2010
A Federal Express truck involved in a two-car accident Thursday morning, Aug. 19, 2010, on westbound Kansas Highway 10 near De Soto rests off the shoulder of the highway. The truck was struck nearly head-on approximately 8 a.m. by a Ford Escort that crossed the median from the eastbound lane. The female driver of the Escort was killed and the male driver of the truck was transported to an area hospital for injuries, including a broken leg. Kansas Highway Patrol expects the section of westbound K-10 to remain closed until at least noon.