BEATRICE – A Manhattan, Kansas woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident three miles south of Hanover, Kansas, Wednesday afternoon.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said the victim was 71-year-old Anne Nielsen….the driver of a southbound car on Kansas Highway 148. 

The KHP says Nielsen’s 2017 Volkswagen Beetle failed to stop at a sign and was struck by a westbound 2005 Ford F-350 pickup traveling U.S. Highway 36. The truck was driven by 60-year-old Jeffry Clark, of Thermopolis, Wyoming.

Patrol officials say Clark was taken to the Hanover, Kansas Hospital for treatment of a possible injury.

Both drivers were using safety restraints at the time, of the collision…3:45 p.m.  Both vehicles came to rest in the center median of the U.S. Highway.