2 killed in Marion County crash

MARION COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) Two people died Wednesday evening in a crash in Marion County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 7:36 p.m. on Highway 50, one mile west of Highway 77.

KHP says a 2005 Dodge Caravan was westbound partially in the eastbound lane of traffic when it collided with a semi driving east.

Dwayne Scott, 20, of St. Louis, Mo., was a passenger in the van. He died on the scene. Cecil Gill, Jr., 84, of Hazel Crest, Ill. was driving the van. He was taken to Ascension Via Christi St. Francis where he later died.

Troopers say Scott was not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the semi suffered minor injuries.