December 6, 2022

Accident in Meade County Kills Two

Plains, KS (westernkansasnews.com) The Kansas Highway Patrol reports an accident shortly after 7:30 Thursday night killed two at US54 near milepost 40 in Meade County.  A Chevy Tahoe attempted to pass two other cars using the left lane.  When the passing lane ended both cars merged back over causing the Tahoe to go into a ditch and overturn. 

33 year old Patricia Delatorre and 16 year old Valerie Portillo both of Plains died in the wreck. Two children 12 year old Natalie Portillo and 6 year old Jackie Portillo were lifeflighted to Via Christi in Wichita.   

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