Kansas Teen Killed In Broadside Crash

Posted 12 months ago

By John P Tretbar

KHP Trooper badgeA 15-year-old girl is dead after a broadside collision at a highway crossing in Leavenworth County, Kansas Tuesday morning.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says Tristan Hayes, 16, failed to yield the right of way at US-24 and 166th Street and was hit by a tractor trailer on the highway.

Killed was passenger Shealyn Hayes, of Tonganoxie. The driver was transported to the KU Medical Center with what were described as disabling injuries.


  • saywhat

    15?

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    • yes

      Yes, in Kansas you can get your license at 15. This is based on the amount of farming communities and families that farm in the state. I was shocked too when I learned that when I lived in Southeast Kansas.

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  • John P Tretbar

    The driver was sixteen.

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  • Candie

    The age of the passenger was 15; the age of the driver isn’t given.

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  • Candie

    Oh. Yeah… it does say the driver’s age. lol

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