ZURICH, Kan. - A Zurich, Kansas teenager died in a head-on collision early Tuesday morning. The Kansas Highway Patrol said that the accident happened on Kansas Highway 18 in Rooks County.
Troopers said a pickup truck driven by Acetin Benedick, 16, crossed the center line, overcorrected, and then collided with a semi. Benedick was flown to a Wichita hospital where he died.
Two people in the semi were injured. Kelly Shearer of Almena and Ricci Gutzman of Bennington were taken to Rooks County Health Center for treatment.