April 14, 2024

Larned woman killed following accident in Pawnee County

Pawnee County, Kan (WesternKansasNews.Com) – One woman is dead following a semi accidnet in Pawnee County Friday. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the crash happened on K-156 just about .2 miles east of the K-264 around 4:20 A.M.


According to the KHP, Coutney Towery, 28, of Larned was  Eastbound on K-156 in a 2008 Nissan PC. A 2008 Kenworth Semi operated by Asael Hernandez-Salas was Westbound on K-156. The Nissan left the roadway into the south ditch over corrected, came back onto the roadway and went left of center, casuing the two vehicles to collide.

Hernandez was not injured in the accident as both drivers were properally restrained. Towery was pronounced dead at the scence.