One person is dead following a car crash between Belvue and Wamego on Highway 24 Wednesday morning.
The accident was reported at about 6:15 near Camp Creek Road.
According the Kansas Highway Patrol, 19-year-old Phillip Harrison of St. Marys was driving west on Highway 24 in a Toyota Camry when his passenger-side tires left the roadway.
He then overcorrected and slid into the east-bound lane where he was struck on the passenger side of his vehicle by a Dodge Ram pick-up truck.
Harrison was pronounced dead from his injuries about three hours after the accident was reported.
The driver of the truck, 31-year-old Michael Weisbender of Saint George, was taken to the Wamego Medical Center with minor injuries.
Authorities briefly closed Highway 24 during their investigation of the accident.
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