Two people die in Montgomery Co. accident

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Kan. Two people have died in a car accident in southeast Kansas.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported the accident happened 11:45 a.m. on Saturday in Montgomery county.

A Dodge Avenger driven by Terry Reeder, of Marysville, Wash., was westbound on US-166 three miles east of Caney. Reeder's vehicle crossed the center line and struck another car head-on.

Reeder and his passenger, Kaity Pierce, died at the scene. Three children in the car were taken to Coffeyville Regional Medical Center.

The driver of the other car, Alvin Gaston, of Coffeyville, was also taken to the hospital.

KHP reported everyone was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.