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Occupant 2 of vehicle 1, female age 20 and Occupant 4 of vehicle 1, male age 2 died on 8/10/12 in Marion Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling southbound on highway and vehicle 2 was traveling northbound on highway. Vehicle 1 traveled left of center and struck vehicle 2. Vehicle 2 came to rest in the roadway. Vehicle 1 entered the East ditch and overturned. Safety restraints were not used in each vehicle.

Yearly Fatalities
Year ----------- Deaths
1998---------493
1999---------536
2000---------461
2001---------494
2002---------507
2003---------469
2004---------459
2005---------428
2006---------464
2007---------416
2008---------385
2009---------386

2010---------431
2011---------382

 

50%

of Fatalities in 2011 were NOT wearing their safety restraints!

 

2012 Fatalities - 174

Past Fatalities 2012 - Indepth Details on fatalities that KHP reported can be found at KHP Reports.

Pedestrian 1, male age 37 died on 8/15/12 in Barton Co as a result of vehicle 1 (semi) was traveling eastbound on highway. Driver saw pedestrian 1 standing in middle of eastbound lane with arms stretched out to sides. Driver swerved to the right shoulder to avoid pedestrian 1. As driver passed, he noticed pedestrian 1 making a diving movement towards semi. The left rear duals of trailer drove over the top of pedestrian 1. Safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 1, female age 72,
Occupant 2 of vehicle 1, male age 73,
died on 8/13/12 in Cloud Co as a result of vehicle was traveling southbound on highway, in the passing lane. Vehicle 1 left the west side of the roadway, crossed a road, and rolled into the west ditch. Safety restraints were not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 21 died on 8/12/12 in Rooks Co as a result of vehicle was traveling eastbound on road. Vehicle 1 lost control and entered the north ditch, striking an embankment. Vehicle 1 came to rest on the passenger side. Safety restraints were not used.

Driver of vehicle 2 (motorcycle), female age 58 died on 8/11/12 in Saline Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound on interstate, exiting onto northbound interstate. Vehicle 2 was exiting from interstate onto eastbound interstate. Vehicle 2 struck the front right corner of vehicle 1. Some safety restraints were used.

Occupant 2 of vehicle 1, female age 20,
Occupant 4 of vehicle 1, male age 2
died on 8/10/12 in Marion Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling southbound on highway and vehicle 2 was traveling northbound on highway. Vehicle 1 traveled left of center and struck vehicle 2. Vehicle 2 came to rest in the roadway. Vehicle 1 entered the East ditch and overturned. Safety restraints were not used in each vehicle.

Pedestrian 1, male age 2 died on 8/10/12 in Meade Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling northbound on street. Pedestrian 1 ran into middle of street and was struck by vehicle 1.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 37 died on 8/9/12 in Wabaunsee Co as a result of vehicle 1 was southbound on highway and vehicle 2 was northbound on highway. Vehicle 1 traveled left of center and struck vehicle 2. No safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 51 died on 8/6/12 in Pratt Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling northbound on highway in the southbound lanes. Vehicle 2 (semi) was traveling southbound on highway. Vehicle 1 struck vehicle 2 head-on. Safety restraints were used.

Pedestrian 1, male age 22 died on 8/5/12 in Shawnee Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound on interstate when vehicle 1 struck pedestrian 1 who was working on the roadway. Safety restraints were used.

Occupant 2 of vehicle 2 (motorcycle) , female age 42 died on 8/1/12 in Allen Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound on road and vehicle 2 was traveling southbound on highway. Vehicle 1 started to make a left turn in front of vehicle 2. The two vehicles then collided in the intersection. Some safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 43 died on 7/30/12 in Grant Co as a result of vehicle 1 was pulling a trailer and traveling northbound on highway. Vehicle 1 went off the side of the road and entered the east ditch. The driver overcorrected and entered the west ditch. Vehicle 1 then rolled 1 1/2 times ending up on its passenger side. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 70 died on 7/29/12 in Wyandotte Co as a result of the vehicle left the roadway and struck a pole. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1 (motorcycle), male age 32 died on 7/27/12 in Ellis Co as a result of driver was fleeing from police when he failed to negotiate a curve and hit an embankment. Driver flipped multiple times and ended up in a field. Driver was not wearing a helmet.

Pedestrian 1 (bicycle), male age 49 died on 7/26/12 in Butler Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling southbound on highway, in the right outside lane of traffic. Bicycle was southbound on highway, riding in the right lane of traffic. Vehicle 1 struck the rear of the bicycle and rider was thrown from the bicycle. Safety restraints were used.

Occupant 2 of vehicle 1, male age 14 died on 7/15/12 in Mitchell Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound on road when it failed to make the curve, driving into the creek and overturning. Some safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 27 died on 7/14/2012 in Saline Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling on highway and passed another vehicle while traveling over the posted speed limit. Vehicle 1 entered the north ditch and overcorrected into the south ditch. Vehicle 1 then slid and rolled. Safety restraints were not used.

Driver of vehicle 2, male age 65 died on 7/14/12 in Wyandotte Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling westbound on interstate and came over a hill at road. Traffic was backed up from highway to road, vehicle 1 struck vehicle 2 from behind, causing vehicle 2 to hit vehicle 3 from behind. Safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 18,
Occupant 2 of vehicle 1, male age 16,
and
Occupant 5 of vehicle 1, female age 18, died on 7/8/12 in Wyandotte Co as a result of vehicle was driving around, acting suspicious at store. Police Department started to follow the vehicle and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. Vehicle fled and came around a curve. Driver lost control and hit a bridge pillar. All occupants were ejected and vehicle caught fire and burned. No safety restraints were used.

Occupant 2 of vehicle 1, female age 34 died on 7/7/12 in Chautauqua Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling northbound on road, driver failed to make left curve onto road and continued traveling straight, struck a tree head-on north of the road. Safety restraints were not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, female age 35 died on 7/6/12 in Kingman Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling westbound on highway when the vehicle left the roadway. Driver lost control and the vehicle overturned. Safety restraints were not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, female age 16 died on 7/4/12 in Butler Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling northbound on road. Vehicle 1 failed to yield to stop sign and was struck broadside by vehicle 2. Some safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 30 died on 7/4/12 in Sumner Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling westbound on highway. Vehicle 2 (semi) was traveling eastbound. Vehicle 1 drifted into eastbound lanes a couple of times and vehicle 2 attempted to avoid striking vehicle 1. Vehicle 1 struck vehicle 2 head on. Some safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 67 died on 7/3/12 in Shawnee Co as a result of vehicle traveling westbound on highway. Vehicle left the roadway on the north side and the driver overcorrected. Vehicle then entered the median and rolled. The driver was ejected. Safety restraint was not used.

Occupant 2 of vehicle 1, male age 10 died on 7/3/12 in Stanton Co as a result of vehicle traveling eastbound on highway when it ran off the right side of the roadway and overcorrected. Vehicle then came back across the center line and overcorrected again. Vehicle then entered the south ditch, rolled, and came to rest facing north on the passenger side of the vehicle. Some safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 42 died on 7/1/12 in Kiowa Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound on highway and vehicle 2 was traveling westbound on highway. Driver of vehicle 2 saw an eastbound vehicle in the westbound lane, and attempted to avoid that vehicle. Vehicle 2 struck vehicle 1 head on in the westbound lane.

Driver of vehicle 1, female age 30 died on 7/1/12 in Kingman Co as a result of vehicle 2 was traveling westbound on highway and crossed the center line. Vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound on highway and driver attempted an evasive move to avoid vehicle 2. Vehicles collided head on in the center of the road. Safety restraints were used in each vehicle.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 21 died on 7/1/12 in Geary Co as a result of vehicle was fleeing sheriff's office while traveling westbound on road. Vehicle left the roadway, striking a parked vehicle, then striking a tree. Safety restraint was not used.

Occupant 2 of vehicle 1, female age 13 died on 6/30/12 in Nemaha Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling northbound on highway, entered the southbound lanes, and began overcorrecting. Vehicle 1 then overturned several times back across the northbound lanes and came to rest in a bean field upside down. Some safety restraints were used.

Occupant 2 of vehicle 2, female age 68 died on 6/29/12 in Leavenworth Co as a result of vehicle 2 was traveling westbound in the #2 lane on highway. Vehicle 1 was traveling northbound on road and attempted to cross highway intersection. Vehicle 1 struck vehicle 2 in the #2 westbound lane of highway intersection. Safety restraints were used in each vehicle.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 25 died on 6/20/12 in Sedgwick Co as a result of traffic had slowed to a stop for another crash on interstate. Vehicle 2 had stopped in the lane of traffic. Vehicle 1 (motorcycle) rear-ended vehicle 2, driver 1 fell from the motorcycle and vehicle 1 flipped over vehicle 2 coming to rest in the middle lane. Vehicle 3 then struck vehicle 1. Some safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 22 died on 6/20/12 in Pawnee Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling westbound on highway when it veered onto the north shoulder. The driver overcorrected and steered back onto the highway, driving on the center line. The driver then steered back into the north ditch and drove out of the north ditch back up onto the highway. Vehicle 1 rolled two and a half times, landing on its top in the west bound lane. A safety restraint was used.

Driver of vehicle 2, male age 45 died on 6/13/12 in Rooks Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling northbound on road and vehicle 2 was traveling southbound on road. Both vehicles went left of center and struck eachother head-on. Safety restraints were not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 71 died on 6/12/12 in Saline Co as a result of vehicle was northbound on highway when it went left of center and entered the west ditch. Vehicle continued northbound until it struck a culvert. Safety restraint was not used.

Occupant 2 of vehicle 1, female age 18, and
Occupant 3 of vehicle 1, female age 19,
died on 6/12/12 in Lyon Co as a result of vehicle 1 and non-contact vehicle 3 were traveling southbound on interstate. Vehicle 2 (semi) and non-contact vehicle 4 were northbound on interstate. Vehicle 1 crossed center median and struck vehicle 2. Some safety restraints were used in each vehicle.

Occupant 2 of vehicle 1, female age 52 died on 6/9/12 in Lincoln Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound on interstate in the construction zone when a tire failure occurred, causing driver to lose control of the vehicle. The vehicle then rolled, ejecting the unbuckled passenger (occupant 2). Some safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 2, male age 63 died on 6/8/12 in Labette Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound on highway when it went left of center and struck vehicle 2 (motorcycle), which was traveling westbound on highway. Vehicle 3 (motorcycle) was traveling westbound on highway behind vehicle 2 and crashed while trying to avoid the original crash.

Driver of vehicle 2, male age 40 died on 6/7/12 in Saline Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling westbound on road and vehicle 2 (motorcycle) traveling eastbound on highway. Vehicle 1 failed to yield right-of-way to vehicle 2. Vehicle 1 struck vehicle 2 broadside.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 88 died on 6/4/12 in Cherokee Co as a result of vehicle 1 (riding lawn mower) attempting to cross the highway from a private drive on the north side of the roadway. Vehicle 2 was traveling eastbound on highway. Vehicle 1 was struck by vehicle 2. Some safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 73 died on 6/2/12 in Finney Co as a result of vehicle 1 (motorcycle) was traveling westbound on highway when it swerved to avoid road debris, causing vehicle 1 to leave the roadway. Driver 1 was wearing a helmet.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 21 died on 6/2/12 in Gray Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling westbound on highway. Vehicle 2 (semi) was traveling eastbound on highway. Vehicle 1 went left of center, striking vehicle 2 on the left front center head-on in eastbound lane. Safety restraints were used.

Pedestrian 1, male age 9 died on 6/1/12 in Seward Co as a result of pedestrian was riding a bicycle southbound on road, approaching highway. Semi was westbound on highway. Pedestrian failed to yield and was run over by the semi.

Driver of vehicle 2, male age 78 died on 5/31/12 in Comanche Co as a result of vehicle 1 and vehicle 2 both traveling southbound on highway when vehicle 2 slowed and prepared to turn right. Vehicle 1 ran into the back of vehicle 2, causing both vehicles to lose control and go into a ditch. Some safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 19 died on 5/30/12 in Ford Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling westbound on road when vehicle 1 ran off roadway to the right, driver overcorrected, and vehicle 1 went off roadway to the left where it hit the embankment and came to rest in the south ditch facing east. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 46 died on 5/28/12 in Marshall Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling southbound on highway when it left the roadway and entered into the west ditch. Vehicle 1 then reentered the roadway and crossed the center line into the northbound lane. Vehicle 2 was traveling northbound, and vehicle 3 was also traveling northbound behind vehicle 2. Vehicle 1 struck vehicle 2. Vehicle 3 then struck vehicle 1. Vehicle 2 came to rest in the east ditch. Vehicle 3 overturned one time then came to rest in the southbound lane. Vehicle 1 came to rest on the roadway.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 18 died on 5/21/12 in Ellis Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling northbound on highway. Vehicle 2 was traveling southbound on highway. The two vehicles hit head on. Some safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 69 died on 5/20/12 in Wabaunsee Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling westbound on interstate when it left the roadway to the right. Vehicle 1 then struck several trees, overturned and came to rest on its roof. Safety restraint was used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 38 died on 5/17/12 in Seward Co as a result of vehicle 1 (motorcycle) traveling northbound on highway when it wen tof right side of roadway and driver lost control. The driver was ejected.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 62 died on 5/16/12 in Atchison Co as a result of vehicle 1 (semi) was traveling westbound on highway when it left the roadway, entered the south ditch, and went over a field drive (entrance) culvert. The trailer detached from the truck and the truck continued westbound into a private field and crashed into a ravine.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 42, and
Driver of vehicle 2, female age 42, died on 5/15/12 in Seward Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling southbound on highway. Vehicle 2 was traveling northbound on highway. Vehicle 1 went left of center, striking vehicle 2 left front head on. Vehicle 1 came to rest in southbound lane of highway. Vehicle 2 came to rest on northbound shoulder. Some safety restraints were used in each vehicle.

Driver of vehicle 2, female age 31, and
Occupant 2 of vehicle 2, male age 32, died on 5/14/12 in Riley Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes. Vehicle 2 was westbound. Vehicle 1 hit vehicle 2 head on. Some safety restraints were used in each vehicle.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 22 died on 5/11/12 in Wyandotte Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling southbound on interstate. Vehicle 2 was stationary in a blocked off construction zone transition area, which was surrounded by orange cones, yellow lights and an arrow board indicating to move over to the right. Vehicle 1, while traveling southbound, ended up in the left lane closed portion and struck vehicle 2 in the rear. Safety restraint was not used.

Pedestrian 1, male age 2 died on 5/5/12 in Labette Co as a result of vehicle 1 driving through a pasture. Pedestrian 1 was walking in the pasture. Driver 1 was unable to see the pedestrian, and ran over the pedestrian.

Driver of vehicle 1, female age 16 died on 5/5/12 in Wichita Co as a result of vehicle 1 southbound on road when driver lost control. Vehicle one left the roadway on the west side of the road, overturned, struck a powerpole and came to rest on its wheels on the west side of the road facing west. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 26 died on 5/4/12 in Chautauqua Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling westbound on highway. Vehicle 2 was traveling eastbound on highway. Vehicle 1 traveled left of center and struck vehicle 2. Safety restraint was used.

Occupant 2 of vehicle 1, male age 48 died on 5/3/12 in Ford Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling southbound on road. Vehicle 2 (semi) was traveling eastbound on highway. Vehicle 3 (semi) was traveling westbound on highway. Vehicle 1 failed to yield the right-of-way. Vehicle 2 struck vehicle 1 in the passenger side. Vehicle 3 made an avoidance maneuver, struck vehicle 2, and then went off the roadway into the north ditch. Safety restraint was not used.

Pedestrian 1, male age 23 died on 4/29/12 in Johnson Co as a result of pedestrian was walking southbound on interstate when struck by vehicle 1 in the right lane.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 72 died on 4/27/12 in Ottawa Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling southbound on highway and drifted off the road. Driver overcorrected, vehicle rolled and came to rest in the west ditch on the wheels.

Occupant 1 of vehicle 2 (motorhome), male age 67 died on 4/26/12 in Saline Co as a result of vehicle 1 (semi) entering a rest area at a high rate of speed and striking vehicle 2.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 34 died on 4/25/12 in Douglas Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling westbound on highway. The right side tires went off the roadway and vehicle struck a sign. Vehicle continued into the ditch where it overturned several times, striking a tree row and fence. Vehicle came to rest on its top, facing southeast in a field. Safety restraint was used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 33 died on 4/24/12 in Butler Co as a result of vehicle 1 (semi) was traveling northbound on road when driver lost control and vehicle overturned in the ditch. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 82 died on 4/24/12 in Kearny Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling southbound on road. Vehicle 2 (semi-tractor) was traveling eastbound on highway. Vehicle 1 failed to stop at the stop sign at highway and road. Vehicle 2 struck vehicle 1. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 2, female age 19 died on 4/23/12 in Butler Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling southbound on road and vehicle 2 was traveling eastbound on road. Vehicle 2 failed to stop at stop sign and entered the intersection. Vehicle 1 attempted to stop and avoid the crash. Vehicle 1 struck the driver's side of vehicle 2.

Occupant 3 of vehicle 1, male age 19 died on 4/21/12 in Harvey Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound on road approaching intersecting road at high rate of speed. Vehicle 2 was stopped on intersecting road waiting to turn onto road. Driver of vehicle 1 thought vehicle 2 was going to pull out in front of him. Driver of vehicle 1 swerved, lost control, and entered the north ditch striking a tree stump and power pole. Safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 2, female age 57 died on 4/17/12 in Neosho Co when vehicle 1 was traveling southbound on road. Vehicle 2 was eastbound on road. Vehicle 1 and vehicle 2 collided in the intersection. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 39,
Driver of vehicle 2, male age 52
died on 4/16/12 in Geary Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling southbound on highway and vehicle 2 was traveling northbound on highway. Vehicle 1 crossed the center line and struck vehicle 2 head on. Vehicle 2 became airborne and landed partially in the east ditch and on top of east guardrail. One safety restraint was used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 21 died on 4/16/12 in Ottawa Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling northbound on road and veered off the roadway. Vehicle 1 struck the enbankment of a driveway, causing vehicle to overturn and come to rest on its top. Safety restraint was used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 61 died on 4/16/12 in Greenwood Co as a result of vehicle 1 southbound on highway when it left the roadway and rolled. Vehicle 1 came to rest in the east ditch. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 2, male age 45 died on 4/13/12 in Saline Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling westbound on highway when it crossed the center line and struck vehicle 2 (motorcycle), which as traveling eastbound on highway. Driver of vehicle 2 was not wearing a helmet.

Driver of Vehicle 1, male age 25,
Occupant 2 of vehicle 1, male age 49,
died on 4/9/12 in Gove Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling eastbound on interstate when driver lost control. Vehicle 1 traveled through the median and into the westbound lanes of traffic. Vehicle 1 was then broadsided by vehicle 2 (truck tractor), on the driver's side, which was westbound. Both vehicles came to rest in the north ditch. Vehicle 1 on its top facing west and vehicle 2 facing north-northwest. One safety restraint was used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 19 died on 4/8/12 in Dickinson Co as a result of vehicle traveling westbound on highway. For unknown reason, the vehicle left the roadway into the north ditch. The vehicle continued traveling westbound in the north ditch and went airborne into the creek. The vehicle struck the embankment and landed on its top. Safety restraint was used.

Occupant 3 of vehicle 2, female age 90,
Driver of vehicle 2, male age 67
died on 4/8/12 in Ford Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling eastbound on highway. Vehicle 2 was traveling westbound on highway. Vehicle 1 drove left of center striking vehicle 2 on the left front. Vehicle 2 entered the north ditch and came to rest on its wheels facing north. Vehicle 1 overturned, entered the north ditch and came to rest on the passenger side facing south. Safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 2, male age 61 died on 4/4/12 in Butler Co as a result of vehicle 2 eastbound on highway at a low rate of speed. Vehicle 1 struck rear of vehicle 2. Vehicle 2 was pushed off roadway to the north and struck a tree row. Vehicle 1 left the scene. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 84 died on 4/2/12 in Republic Co as a result of vehicle 1 southbound on road. For an unknown reason driver 1 lost control of the vehicle causing the vehicle to enter the west ditch and overturn. Safety restraint was not used.

Occupant 2 of vehicle 1 (semi), female age 24,
Occupant 3 of vehicle 1, male age 25,
Occupant 10 of vehicle 1, female age 10,
Occupant 11 of vehicle 1, female age 14,
Occupant 12 of vehicle 1, male age 12
, died on 4/1/12 in Osage Co as a result of vehicle 1 (semi) traveling northbound on Interstate. The vehicle left the roadway, struck the metal guardrail, then a concrete bridge rail, which it then went over and down into a creek. The truck landed on its wheels, and the trailer landed on its left (driver's) side, in front of the truck. Safety restraints were not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 40 died on 3/31/12 in Harvey Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling southbound on road when it left the roadway into the southbound ditch, striking a tree. Safety restraint was not used.

Occupant 2 of vehicle 1, male age 19 died on 3/31/12 in Montgomery Co as a result of vehicle 1 southbound on highway in the northbound lanes. Vehicle 2 was northbound in the northbound lanes. Driver 2 was unable to avoid vehicle 1. Vehicle 1 struck vehicle 2 in the northbound lanes. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1 (motorcycle), male age 48 died on 3/31/12 in Marshall Co as a result of vehicle 1 eastbound on highway. Vehicle 1 left the roadway, struck gravel, lost control and struck the guardrail. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1 (tractor), male age 54 died on 3/30/12 in Cowley Co as a result of driver 1 clearning brush and for unknown reasons got off the tractor and the back tire ran over the man.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 37 died on 3/26/12 in Jewell Co as a result of vehicle 1 southbound on highway. Vehicle 2 was northbound on highway when the two vehicles collided. Safety restraint was used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 51 died on 3/22/12 in Rooks Co as a result of vehicle 1 northbound on highway and driver lost control of the vehicle. Vehicle struck the guardrail on north side of the bridge and came to rest in the east ditch. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 2, male age 45 died on 3/22/12 in Wyandotte Co as a result of vehicle 1 southbound in thenorthbound lane of interstate in lane number 3. Vehicle 1 collided head-on with vehicle 2 at highway speeds. Safety restraint was used.

Passenger 1, female age 51 died on 3/21/12 in Cowley Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling southbound on road when it failed to slow for a curve and went into the south ditch, striking a tree. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 2, female age 29 died on 3/21/12 in Wyandotte Co as a result of vehicle 1 northbound on highway passed through the intersection. Vehicle 2 was southbound on highway. Vehicle 2 crossed the median and was struck in the passengers side. Safety restraint was used.

Driver of vehicle 2, male age 21 died on 3/20/12 in Shawnee Co as a result of vehicle 1 (semi) northbound on highway. Vehicle 2 was southbound on highway and drifted into the opposing lane and struck vehicle 1 head on. Safety restraint was used.

Passenger 3, female age 15 died on 3/19/12 in Shawnee Co as a result of Vehicle 1 traveling eastbound on road and passing vehicles at a high rate of speed. Vehcile 1 then left the road, traveled sideways, struck a tree stump and utility pole, overturned, and landed on its side against a tree. Safety restraint was used.

Driver of vehicle 2, male age 57 died on 3/19/12 in Miami Co as a result of vehicle 1 northbound in the southbound left had lane of highway. Vehicle 2 was southbound in the same lane of highway. Vehicles collided. Safety restraint was used.

Driver of vehicle 1, female age 54 died on 3/16/12 in Sedgwick Co as a result of vehicle 1 southbound on interstate. Vehicles 2 and 3 were both northbound on interstate. Vehicle 1 left the roadway in the southbound lanes, over-corrected and went through the median and collided with vehicle 2. Vehicle 3 hit the debris from the collision in the roadway. Safety restraint was used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 40 died on 3/16/12 in Stafford Co as a result of vehicle 1 southbound on highway. Vehicle 2 was northbound on highway. For unknown reason vehicle 1 went left of center and struck vehicle 2 head on. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 23,
Occupant 3 of vehicle 1, female age 38, and
Occupant 4 of vehicle 1, male age 29
died on 3/16/12 in Barton Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling southbound on highway. Vehicle 2 (semi) was traveling eastbound on highway. Vehicle 1 failed to stop for the southbound stop sign at intersection. Vehicle 2 attempted to slow down, but was unable to get stopped. Vehicle 1 entered the intersection and struck vehicle 2. Safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 2, male age 54 died on 3/14/12 in Wyandotte Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling westbound on road when it failed to stop for vehicle 2 which was traveling northbound on highway. Vehicle 1 then collided with vehicle 2 in the intersection of northbound highway and road. Safety restraint was not used.

Pedestrian 2, female age 41 died on 3/13/12 in Wyandotte Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling east on road when it struck Pedestrian 1 and Pedestrian 2 who were crossing the roadway.

Pedestrian 2, male age 59 died on 3/12/12 in Sedgwick Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling eastbound on road and turning right to travel southbound across roadway intersection. Pedestrian 2 (motorized wheelchair) was travelling westbound across roadway intersection in crosswalk. Vehicle 1 struck Pedestrian 2, causing motorized scooter chair to overturn and Pedestrian 2 to be ejected. Pedestrian 2 was then run over by Vehicle 1.

Pedestrian 1, male age 44 died on 3/10/12 in Thomas Co as a result of vehicle 1 pulling out of a parking stall when pedestrian approached the vehicle. Pedestrian moved to the front of the vehicle as the vehicle began to move forward. Pedestrian lost balance due to contact with the vehicle and fell over, striking head against pavement.

Pedestrian 1, female age 66 died on 3/6/12 in Ellis Co as a result of pedestrian outside of vehicle checking damage after hitting a deer on the northbound side of highway. Vehicle 1 approached the area southbound on highway striking the pedestrian.

Driver 1, female age 52 died on 3/5/12 in Smith Co as a result of vehicle 1 (motorcycle) traveling westbound on highway when it struck a deer that was crossing the highway. It is unknown which direction the deer came from. Vehicle 1 slid across the highway after impact with the deer and driver 1 was thrown from the vehicle and came to rest on the south shoulder of the highway.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 63 died on 3/5/12 in Bourbon Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling northbound in the alleyway of street. Vehicle left the alleyway to the east and struck the building. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 23 died on 3/4/12 in Nemaha Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling southbound on highway, approached a curve and ran off the road to the left. Vehicle 1 rolled in the ditch coming to rest in a field on its driver's side facing north. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, female age 17 died on 3/3/12 in Kearney Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling eastbound through an intersection on a road, when vehicle 1 later drove into the south ditch and driver lost control, rolling the vehicle several times. Driver 1 was ejected out of the vehicle into a field during the rollover, causing life threatening injuries; the vehicle was destroyed. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 62 died on 2/27/12 in Washington Co as a result of vehicle 1 eastbound on street at a controlled intersection. Vehicle 2 was southbound on street. Vehicle 1 entered intersection and was struck by vehicle 2. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 78 died on 2/25/12 in Smith Co as a result of vehicle 1 pulling into a driveway when the vehicle accelerated, went through the back of a carport and through an empty lot, then crossed over an alley and into a yard, striking a brick wall and flipping the vehicle onto the passenger side facing south.

Driver of vehicle 2, male age 34 died on 2/22/12 in Labette Co as a result of vehicle 1 northbound on road. Vehicle 2 was eastbound on road. From the stop sign, vehicle 1 struck vehicle 2. Vehicle 2 struck a utility pole. Safety restraint was used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 39 died on 2/19/12 in Geary Co as a result of vehicle traveling southbound and leaving roadway on the west side of the road. Vehicle 1 continued southbound and crossed the roadway to the east side. Vehicle 1 started rolling and came to rest against a tree in the east side ditch. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 25 died on 2/16/12 in Montgomery as a result of vehicle 1 northbound on road. Vehicle 2 was eastbound on highway. Vehicle 1 failed to stop at stop sign and struck right side of vehicle 2. Safety restraint was used.

Driver of vehicle 1, female age 29 died on 2/13/12 in Rice Co as a result of vehicle 1 northbound on highway. Vehicle 2 was southbound on highway. For unknown reason vehicle 1 crossed the cener line and struck vehicle 2 head-on. Safety restraint was not used.

Pedestrian 1, male age 35 died on 2/12/12 in Reno Co as a result of vehicle 1 travelling northbound on road, then turning east onto road. Pedestrian 1 was cycling northbound on the east side road sidewalk, crossing the eastbound road when vehicle 1 struck Pedestrian 1.

Pedestrian 1, male age 71 died on 2/12/12 in Meade Co as a result of vehicle 2 (pedestrian) attaching a tow chain between the two vehicles. Vehicle 1 slid off the highway striking the pedestrian and then striking vehicles 2 and 3.

Driver of vehicle 2, male age 49 died on 2/10/12 in Reno Co as a result of vehicle 1 eastbound on highway. Vehicle 2 was westbound on highway. Vehicle 1 crossed the center line and struck vehicle 2 head-on. Safety restraint was not used.

Pedestrian, male age 61 died on 2/3/12 in Johnson Co as a result of exiting vehicle and walking in front of it. The vehicle then rolled forward and over this driver while he was outside the vehicle.

Driver of vehicle 2, male age 26 died on 2/3/12 in Johnson Co as a result of vehicle 1 traveling southbound on highway. Vehicle 2 was traveling eastbound on road and made a left turn onto northbound highway. The front of vehicle 1 struck the driver side of vehicle 2. Safety restraint was used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 50 died on 2/1/12 in Shawnee Co as a result of vehicle 1 northbound on highway in the inside lane. For an unknown reason, vehicle 1 left the roadway into the grass median, continuing northbound around a curve. Vehicle 1 struck a metal guardrail, ejecting driver onto the roadway. Safety helmet was used.

Occupant 1 of vehicle 1, female age 32,
Driver of vehicle 1, male age 32
died on 1/31/12 in Johnson Co as a result of vehicle 1 leaving the roadway for an unknown reason, then entered onto the roadway and began to roll. Both occupants were ejected and came to rest on the roadway. Vehicle 2, which was traveling southbound, struc vehicle 1 before striking driver 1 in the roadway. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 19 died on 1/31/12 in Gove Co as a result of vehicle 1 westbound highway. Driver lost constrol of vehicle, entered the south ditch and overturned, coing to rest on its wheels facing southeast. Driver was ejected from the vehicle. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1 (tractor), male age 72 died on 1/31/12 in Lyon Co as a result of vehicle 1 westbound on road and collided with a train. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 2, female age 37,
Occupant 3 of vehicle 2, female age 3,
Occupant 4 of vehicle 2, male age 8
died on 1/28/12 in Shawnee Co as a result of vehicle 1 eastbound on interstate, crossed over the center median and struck vehicle 2. Vehicle 2 was westbound on interstate in the right hand lane and was struck head on by vehicle 1. Safety restraints were used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 61 died on 1/27/12 in Montgomery Co as a result of vehicle 1 eastbound on highway and vehicle 2 (semi) southbound on highway. Vehicle 1 failed to stop for stop sign and ran into vehicle 2. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, female age 73 died on 1/23/12 in Kingman Co as a result of vehicle 1 southbound on street, lost control and rolled. Safety restraint was used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 67 died on 1/22/12 in Riley Co as a result of vehicle 1 westbound on interstate. Vehicle 1 slid off roadway on the icy roads, went in to the ditch and overturned. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 54 died on 1/18/12 in Jefferson Co as a result of vehicle 1 northbound on highway, vehicle left the roadway, went across into the west ditch, rolled and subject was ejected. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 42 died on 1/16/12 in Jefferson Co as a result of vehicle 1 southbound on highway. For an unknown reason, vehicle 1 left the roadway to the west. Driver 1 over-corrected, causing vehicle 1 to slide sideways into the east ditch. Vehicle 1 went end over end one time, coming to rest facing east on its wheels. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 51 died on 1/14/12 in Finney Co as a result of vehicle 1 northbound on street when driver lost control on the dirt road. The vehicle entered the west ditch, struck the embankment, rolled three and one-half times, and came to rest on its roof facing east-southeast. Driver one was ejected. Safety restraint was not used.

Occupant 2 of vehicle 1, female age 45,
Occupant 3 of vehicle 1, male age 36,
Occupant 5 of vehicle 1, female age 10
died on 1/14/12 in McPherson Co as a result of vehicle 1 southbound on interstate. Driver possibly fell asleep, vehicle left the roadway and entered the median. Vehicle then weaved down the roadway and rolled muptiple times, ejecting 5 of the 7 occupants. Safety restraints were not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 20 died on 1/11/12 in Brown Co as a result of vehicle 1 eastbound on road. Driver lost control and the vehicle rolled multiple times. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, female age 50 died on 1/9/12 in Harvey Co as a result of vehicle 1 eastbound on highway, stopped waiting to turn left on road. For unknown reason vehicle 1 tried to pass vehicle 2(semi) on the left. Vehicle 1 struck the rear of vehicle 2. Vehicle 2 was pushed to the right. Vehicle 1 spun into the westbound lane of traffic and was struck by vehicle 3. Safety restraint was used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 78 died on 1/9/12 in Jackson Co as a result of vehicle 1 westbound on highway. Vehicle 2 was eastbound on highway. Vehicle 1 went left of center, striking vehicle 2 head on. Safety restraint was not used.

Driver of vehicle 1, male age 58 died on 1/4/12 in Doniphan Co as a result of vehicle 1 westbound on road. Vehicle 2 was northbound on road. Vehicle 1 ran the stop sign and struck vehicle 2 going northbound. Vehicle 1 came to rest on its side, the driver was ejected. Vehicle 2 came to rest in the northwest ditch. Safety restraint was not used.

Occupant 2 of vehicle 1 (motorcycle), female age 47 died on 1/3/12 in Douglas Co as a result of vehicle 1 westbound on highway. Vehicle 2 was eastbound on highway. Vehicle 1 crossed the center line and struck vehicle 2 head on. Safety restraint was used.

Pedestrian 2, female age 3 died on 1/1/12 in Wyandotte Co as a result of vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound on road when pedestrian 2 ran northbound into the road. Pedestrian 2 was struck by vehicle 1. Safety restraints were used.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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The above information is preliminary; not all agencies are reported and details are subject to change upon completion of the officer's investigation.

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