A driver was killed and her three children were injured in an auto accident on Thursday. The accident happened in Nemaha County, Kansas when 37-year-old Rebecca Lynne Chrismas was operating a van and failed to stop at a stop sign. Her vehicle was struck by a semi-truck near the intersection of U.S. 36 at W Rd. Chrismas was killed in the crash and her three children were transported to the hospital. The accident is being investigated by the Kansas Highway Patrol.
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