The Shawnee County Sheriff’s office reported a 2003 Chevy Impala and a 2014 Chevy Camaro were southbound on U.S. 75 just north of Topeka when the collision occurred. The Impala went into a ditch and hit trees.
Four people in the Impala were transported to the hospital for treatment. Desiree Rias, 59, Topeka, was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The driver of the Camaro John J. Tumino, 40, Leavenworth was not injured.