MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities said a 19-year-old girl from Burnsville was killed in a crash in Kansas on Thursday.
The Kansas Highway Patrol responded to the crash at about 7 a.m. Thursday on Highway 54 near Highway 34 in Ford County, Kan., which is in the southwestern part of the state. When authorities arrived, a 2007 Nissan carrying the victim, a 17-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy from Burnsville, was heading westbound on Highway 54 when it went it crossed the center line and hit a semi-truck that was traveling eastbound.
All three teenagers were taken to the hospital, and two of the three survived. The 19-year-old girl killed was identified by authorities as Taylor Jean Ziebol. Authorities said all three were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash and that she was driving the vehicle.
The driver of the semi was hospitalized with unknown injuries.