Crash kills two Kansans

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Kansas — The Kansas Highway Patrol reports a two-vehicle accident claimed the lives of two Kansans Monday afternoon.

Keenan Jellison-Knock, 18, was headed westbound on Highway 36 in Washington county when his car crossed over the center line, hitting another vehicle head-on.

Ruthann Minge, 60, of Hanover, Kansas, was driving the other vehicle.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts but died.

The crash is under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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