3 vehicle crash claims life of Tennesee woman


A three vehicle accident near Highway 24 claimed the life of a Tennessee woman early Wednesday morning.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2006 Pontiac Montana driven by Audrey Kalivoda, 62, of Fairview, Tennessee, was southbound on Frontier Road when it failed to stop at the Highway 24 intersection. The Montana struck a 1999 Kenworth Semi which was eastbound on Highway 24. The semi, driven by Michael Broeckelman, 50, of Beloit, was then pushed into a 2013 Chevy Malibu driven by Lane Koster, 24, of Jewell.

Kalivoda was wearing her seat, but she did not survive the crash. Broeckelman was listed with a possible injury but was not transported to the hospital. Koster was listed as uninjured.

According to the North Central Kansas Department of Transportation Twitter page, US-24 was closed following the accident. Public Information Officer, Ben Gardner with the KHP Tweeted late Thursday morning that 6 state troopers were on scene assisting in the investigation of the crash.


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