January 24, 2022

KHP: Saturday Night Accident Kills Five Including Four Children

Dodge City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) One adult and four children from Dodge City were killed Saturday night shortly after 8 when the driver of a semi attempted to pass another semi and hit a minivan carrying five head on traveling the opposite way. Troopers report the wreck occurred on US Highway 50, 10 miles east of Dodge.

The driver of the minivan 29 year old Anakary Romero died in the accident along with 12 year old Edward Reynaga, 7 year old Emily Reynaga and 1 year old Edwin Reynaga. A five year old Evelyn Reynaga was taken to Via Christi in Wichita where she died Sunday afternoon.

The driver of the semi was admitted to Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge.  Its unclear at this time if any charges will be filed by law enforcement.  The investigation into the accident continues.