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Two killed in car v. semi crash in SW Kansas

Published On: Apr 30 2014 11:41:15 AM CDT
Updated On: Apr 30 2014 05:33:34 PM CDT
KIOWA COUNTY, Kan. -

Two people have died in a collision near Greensburg.

It happened at the US-183 and US-54 junction in Kiowa County around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. Troopers said a car traveling north on US-183 failed to yield to a semi truck on US-54. The car entered the intersection and was struck on the passenger side.

The driver of the FedEx truck suffered serious injuries in the crash.

Authorities identified those killed as the car's 35-year-old driver, Aurora Diane Balch, and her 27-year-old passenger, Donald Anthony Barrs, both of Weatherford, Okla.

Troopers said the driver and passenger of the car were not wearing seatbelts.

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