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Hillsboro man dies in accident near Galva

A Hillsboro man and Galva woman died and a teenager was seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident Thursday east of Galva.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Timothy Kersten, 57, Hillsboro, was driving east at 8:40 p.m. Thursday on US-56 approximately two miles east of Galva when his 1994 Ford pickup crossed the center line to the westbound shoulder and collided head on with a 2001 Honda SUV driven by Abby McIntosh, 34, Galva.

Both Kersten and McIntosh died in the accident. A 13-year-old female passenger in the Honda was taken to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

Last modified March 15, 2018