Two identified in deadly Ford County crash

FORD COUNTY (KWCH) The Kansas Highway Patrol says U.S. 54 and Ford County Road 125 is closed due to a crash that left two people dead.

Emergency crews were called just before 8:30 Wednesday morning. When crews got on scene, they found a pickup in the roadway and a tanker truck on its side in a ditch.

Troopers say Phil Schilling was driving a pick-up truck when he failed to yield while crossing US highway 54 near Kingsdown.

He crashed into Tracy Price, killing both of them.

Schilling was not wearing a seatbelt.