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Saturday, April 16, 2011

Eudora Accident Latest

Kansas Highway Patrol investigators have released the accident report from this afternoons double fatality accident on K-10 Highway.

Investigators say that 24-year-old, Eudora resident Ryan Pittman was traveling eastbound on K-10 in a 1998 Toyota Camry when his vehicle crossed the median striking the other vehicle involved. Pittman was not wearing his seatbelt, according to investigators. The second vehicle, a 2008 Dodge Caravan, was being driven by 57-year-old Danny Basel also of Eudora. Mr. Basel was injured and transported to Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Other passengers in the van included Deborah Basel, 51, was transported to KU Medical Center. 23 month old Courtlyn Shutt was transported to Lawrence Memorial Hospital. 5-year-old Canen Shutt was found not breathing at the scene and later passed away at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. All occupants of the second vehicle were restrained when the accident occurred.

Updates were not available for the injured victims current conditions.

Original Story from 4:30 p.m.
Updated Story from 7:15 p.m.
Kansas Highway Patrol Crash Log

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