Woman, 77, killed in two-car accident on Dennis Avenue

A 77-year-old woman was killed Thursday, Aug. 20, when the car she was driving collided with another vehicle on Dennis Avenue just west of Church Street.

The woman, who Olathe police did not identify, was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Olathe police, the woman was traveling westbound on Dennis Avenue when she was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on Dennis. The driver of the other car, a 25-year-old female, was taken to Olathe Community Medical Center in critical condition.

There were no passengers in either vehicle. The accident happened just past 12:30 p.m.

This case remains under investigation by the Olathe Police Department Traffic Unit. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-7500 or 913-971-6950.

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