The patrol says the accident Wednesday evening on Interstate 70 in Junction City killed 53-year-old Jake S. Black. He was a passenger in a car that went off the interstate to avoid a vehicle going west in the eastbound lanes of the interstate.
The driver of the wrong-way car was not injured and was arrested at the scene. The driver and another passenger in the car Black was in were taken to Geary Community Hospital for treatment.
Additional details weren’t immediately available.