Woman killed in Washington, Co KS wreck

(KMZA)--A Wednesday afternoon two-vehicle Washington County, Kansas wreck claimed the life of a Manhattan woman.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says killed in the wreck at the intersection of U.S. 36 and K-148, about three miles south of Hanover, was 71-year-old Anne Nielsen.

The Patrol reports Nielsen was driving a Volkswagon Beetle southbound on K-148 when she failed to stop at a stop sign and her car was struck by a westbound pickup truck on U.S. 36 driven by 60-year-old Jeffry Clark, of Thermopolis, Wyoming.

Nielsen, who was wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Clark was transported to the Hanover Hospital for the treatment of possible injuries.

The wreck was reported around 3:45 Wednesday afternoon.

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