1 killed, 1 seriously injured in Ellis County head-on collision

Ellis County, KANSAS – According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, this unfortunate accident occurred right after 10 a.m. Sunday.

It happened on U.S. 183 south of Hays.

Southbound GMC Sierra attempted to pass a vehicle and collided with a northbound Mercury sedan. 

The Kansas Highway Patrol says that the driver of the Mercury sedan suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is James Kohl.

The driver of the GMC Sierra was seriously injured and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.