Two killed in Pratt County crash

Published On: May 02 2014 11:57:12 AM CDT   Updated On: May 02 2014 10:05:00 PM CDT
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Two people from Halstead have died in a crash on K-61 in Pratt County.

Pratt County Sheriff Vernon Chinn said the crash happened about five miles north of Pratt around 10 a.m. Friday.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Edio Estrada Jr., 20, was driving north on K-61, when his pickup crossed the center line and hit an oncoming vehicle head on. That vehicle rolled onto its top.

Estrada was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Two people in the car, 75-year-old Ronald Werner and 73-year-old Kathleen Werner, died in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation.