FORD COUINTY, Kan. — Two people are killed, including a Fort Hays State University professor, and two others injured in a car accident in rural Ford County.
It happened Sunday morning 7 miles west of Dodge City.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reports a vehicle traveling east on U.S. Highway 56 when it crossed the center line, hitting a car driven by Fred Ruda head on. Ruda and his mother-in-law, Eleanor Sexson were killed. His wife, Sherill, was rushed to the hospital for treatment.
The 19 year old driver of the other vehicle only received minor injuries.
Fred Ruda was the chair of the Technology Studies department at Fort Hays State University