One Person is Dead after a Single Vehicle Accident Near Atchison

The accident occurred on U.S. Highway 59 just southwest of Atchison's city limits.

Posted: Feb. 28, 2018 4:13 PM
Updated: Feb. 28, 2018 4:33 PM

(MSCNews.net) One person is dead after an accident Wednesday morning in Atchison County, Kansas. 

Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Don Hughes tells MSC News that the wreck happened shortly before 10 a.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 59, southwest of Atchison city limits. 

Hughes says the name of the victim is not yet public as the family is being notified. 

Three others also traveling in the vehicle suffered injuries and were transported to local hospitals for treatment. 

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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