Six-vehicle crash reported Sunday on I-435 near State Avenue

A six-vehicle crash was reported at 12:22 p.m. Sunday on northbound I-435 near State Avenue, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

According to the trooper’s report, traffic had slowed when a Mazda 3 failed to slow and struck a Jeep Wrangler. The Jeep Wrangler then moved forward and struck a Ford Fusion. A Ford Crown Victoria then hit the back of the Mazda 3.

A Ford Taurus then hit a Nissan Versa, which moved forward and struck the Crown Victoria, according to the trooper’s report.

The Ford Taurus left the scene of the accident, the trooper’s report stated.

The trooper’s report stated the driver of the Crown Victoria, a 62-year-old woman from Edwardsville, Kan., had a possible injury and was taken to the hospital.

A 25-year-old Shawnee, Kan., woman driving the Nissan Versa was injured and taken to the hospital, the report stated.

Not injured were the drivers of the Mazda 3, a 19-year-old man from Osceola, Mo.; the driver of the Jeep Wrangler, a 49-year-old woman from Romulus, Mich.; and the driver of the Ford Fusion, a 26-year-old woman from Olathe, Kan., according to the trooper’s report.

Victim of fatal accident on I-435 identified as Olathe man

An 85-year-old Olathe, Kan., man died in a fatal accident at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, on I-435 southbound near Kansas Avenue in Edwardsville, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol crash report.

The man was driving a Honda Element southbound on I-435, and for an undetermined reason, he lost control of the vehicle, drifted onto the outside shoulder and struck the bridge pillar for Kansas Avenue, the trooper’s report stated.

He was identified as Robert A. Nash, 85, of Olathe, Kan., according to the trooper’s report. His next-of-kin has been notified.

Fort Hays State announces graduates from Wyandotte County

Six students from Wyandotte County graduated from Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kan., in the fall 2015 semester.

The graduates include:

From Bonner Springs: Cameron Finley, a Bachelor of Science in justice studies.

From Edwardsville: Megan Marie Webb, a Bachelor of Business Administration in management.

From Kansas City, Kan.: Tonya R. Brown, a Bachelor of Arts in sociology.

Jonathan Mark Corbett, a Bachelor of Science in information networking and telecommunications (computer networking).

Cord Jason Fletcher, a Bachelor of Business Administration in management.

Airen Benard Maxwell, a Bachelor of Science in justice studies.