Valley Falls man killed in car-truck accident

Chester Skinner, 21, Valley Falls, was killed March 20 when the car he was driving crossed the center line and struck a Peterbilt truck head-on.

The accident happened about 10:12 p.m. on K-4 highway and Oakland Expressway in Shawnee County, a half mile north of the Seward Avenue intersection.

According to the Highway Patrol report, Skinner was southbound when he drifted into the opposing lane. He was driving a 1995 Saturn.

The semi truck was driven by Allen Caselman, 51, Wheeling, Mo. He was not injured, but a passenger, Cassandra Caselman, 31, was taken to a Topeka hospital with possible injuries.

All involved were wearing safety restraints.

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