Driver crashes, dies while trying to pass semi on Kansas highway

SCOTT CITY, Kan. –A 39-year-old woman was killed when she crashed her car while attempting to pass a tractor-trailer on a western Kansas highway.

It happened just after 7:15 p.m. Monday on Route 83 in Scott County. The Kansas Highway Patrol says Mony Conner’s Toyota Camry and the semi were heading south at mile marker 119 when Conner tried to pass the rig.

Conner’s vehicle swiped the driver’s side on an oncoming vehicle and then side-swiped the semi.

Conner, of Dodge City, died at the scene.

The 35-year-old driver of the semi and 19-year-old driver of the third vehicle, both from Garden City, were not hurt.