UPDATE: Benton teen, Potwin residents killed in K254 accident
BUTLER COUNTY, Kan. - A Benton teen and two Potwin residents have died following a crash near the Butler/Sedgwick County line.
It happened around 6 a.m. on K-254 near the Butler County Line. The Kansas Highway Patrol says a Ford Explorer, driven by 16-year-old Dominic Stolfi was travelling westbound in the eastbound lanes of K254 at the time of the accident.
Troopers say the driver of an eastbound Buick Lucerne, 27-year-old Lisa Hardy of Potwin, tried to swerve out of the way, but was struck by Stolfi.
Stolfi, Hardy, and Hardy's passenger, 52-year-old Nancy Ross of Potwin were all pronounced dead at the scene.