Kansas Highway Patrol investigating fatal crash on US-75 Highway in Brown County

Brown County, KANSAS – According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, this unfortunate accident occurred around 1:15 a.m. Friday.

It happened on US-75 Highway.

Kansas Highway Patrol troopers responded to a report of a crash.

The responding troopers discovered that a semi-truck was pulling out of a driveway turning Southbound on US-75. 

Chevrolet Suburban then crashed into the rear of the semi-trailer.

The 46-year-old driver of the Chevrolet Suburban was pronounced dead at the scene.

She was later identified as Socorro Mercado.

This incident remains under investigation.

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