FORD COUNTY— A child died in an accident just before 2p.m. Tuesday in Ford County.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan driven by Shelby A. Ansari, 29, Mesa, Arizona, was eastbound on U.S. 50 at County Road 118.
The driver attempted to pass a vehicle in front and struck a 2015 Ford Transit driven by Allen D. Cheney, 41, Dodge City, head-on. Both vehicles came to rest in the north ditch.
A passenger in the Volkswagen Isabella Rodriguez-Rivera, 7, Mesa, Arizona, was pronounced dead at the scene.
EMS transported Ansari Wesley Medical Center and Cheney to Western Plains Medical Center in Dodge City. Rodriguez-Rivera was not in a child safety seat, according to the KHP.