Fatal crash in Saunders County

Posted By: KLKN Newsroom

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The Saunders County Sheriff’s Office confirms one person is dead in a two vehicle crash near Highway 109 and County Road R

It happened just after 8 p.m. last night, north of Colon

The sheriff says a church van carrying youth members was heading north on the highway when the driver tried to make a u–turn and was struck by another vehicle.

The driver of that vehicle died and a passenger is in critical condition.

For those in the church van, six were sent to the hospital.

One with possible critical injuries and five others with minor injuries

The person killed has not been identified.

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Posted By: KLKN Newsroom

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Deputies are investigating a possible fatal crash near Colon. 

It happened around 8 o’clock on Highway 109.

Initial reports say a church van carrying a dozen people collided with a car, killing one person from the car.

One person in the van is in critical condition, another was seriously injured.

Also a firefighter directing traffic at the scene was hit.

Several ambulances were called to transport patients.

More details as the story develops.