SHAWNEE COUNTY, Kan. (KSNT) – Emergency crews are on the scene of fatal crash Tuesday morning in northern Shawnee County.
The crash was reported before 8:00 a.m. east of Button Road on NW 46th Street.
One fatality has been confirmed at this time.
NW 46th Street was closed from Button Road to Green Hills Road while officials investigated the crash and was reopened around 2:15 p.m..
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office tells KSNT News it was a 16-year-old male Seaman High School student who is the victim in this crash.
They say the 16-year-old Junior was driving a Grand Am that drifted into the westbound lane, hitting a Dodge truck heading west. The driver, and lone occupant, of the pickup was checked at the scene for minor injuries, which did not require hospitalization.
Officials later identified the victim as Andrew Green, of Topeka.
This crash happens just down the street where 16-year-old Samantha Elayne Coffee, a Seaman High School, was killed on January 20, 2016 in a two vehicle accident.
KSNT News will continue to follow this story and update as information becomes available.