WICHITA - Two women are dead and a man seriously injured following a crash on the Kansas Turnpike last night, just north of the Haysville exit, south of Wichita. A pickup truck and a car collided head-on. It happened around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, just north of the 71st Street S./Haysville exit.
One of the vehicles caught on fire, but fire crews were able to bring that fire under control. The dead are identified as 38-year-old Lori Uchiyama of Blackwell, Oklahoma and 33-year-old Elizabth Goodno of Ponca City. A 65-year-old Haysville man, the pickup driver, was hospitalized.