Conway Springs man killed in collision in southwest Wichita

K-42 and Maize fatal collision
K-42 and Maize fatal collision. (Photo Courtesy: KSN Photojournalist Connie Giefer)

WICHITA, Kansas – One man was killed in an collision in southwest Wichita.

It happened just before 9:30 Monday evening at K-42 and Maize Road.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says a 2007 Cadillac, driven by 80-year-old Truman Shinn of Conway Springs, was stopped westbound on K-42 at Maize.

When the light turned green, Shinn pulled ahead and rear ended a semi.

Truman was taken to the hospital where he later died.

His wife, 80-year-old Carol Shinn, was transported to Wesley Medical Center for her injuries.

The driver of the semi wasn’t injured. 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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