Effingham woman killed Friday in Atchison wreck

(KAIR)--An Effingham woman is dead, killed Friday afternoon in a wreck that happened in the 500 block of U.S. Highway 59, in Atchison.

Atchison Police Chief Mike Wilson identifies the victim as 93-year-old Mary Krier, whose SUV, Wilson says "had been westbound in the 500 block of U.S. 59 when it turned north into a fence on the north side of the roadway and landed on its top in the parking lot below the highway."

Krier was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash is not initially stated.

Atchison Police, the Atchison Fire Department, and Atchison County EMS, all responded to the scene of the fatal wreck around 1:45 Friday afternoon.

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