Pittsburg man killed in crash north of Arma

Crawford County Fatal Crash
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CRAWFORD COUNTY, Kan. – One person is dead and another injured following a crash in the northern part of Crawford County.

The accident happened around 6:30 last night 10 miles north of Kansas Highway 47 on US Highway 69. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a car driven by 61-year-old Jeffery Leroy of Pittsburg crossed the center line and into the path of a car driven by 18 year old Carter Edgecomb of Garnett. Both vehicles attempted to avoid each other and ended up crashing in the center of the roadway.

Leroy died from his injuries. Edgecomb suffered minor injuries.