The Kansas Highway Patrol is working a fatality crash which occurred at 7:20 a.m. today on U.S.-24 Highway, east of Silver Lake, between Hodges and Humphrey Roads, in Shawnee County. Four people were killed in the crash, including three students.
Information from the scene indicates that a white, 1999 Subaru Impreza was westbound on U.S.-24 Highway, when it dropped off the right (north) shoulder, overcorrected, and was hit in the passenger side by a gray 2007 Pontiac Vibe.
Involved in the crash were:
Subaru Impreza occupants
Devin Greeve, Driver, Topeka, Senior at Silver Lake High School, Deceased
Gabby Greeve, Topeka, Sixth Grader at Silver Lake Elementary, Deceased
Tyler Crouse, Topeka, Freshman at Silver Lake High School, Deceased
Pontiac Vibe occupants
Lance Lenard, Rossville, 47, Deceased
Kade Lenard, Rossville, 13, Injured but Stable at Stormont Vail Hospital
The Patrol extends our sincere condolences to the families of those who were involved in the crash, and to the local communities, who we know will be impacted.
U.S.-24 Highway was shut down through the morning while the crash was investigated. It was reopened after 12:00 p.m.