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Briana M Lane of Hutchinson, Kansas was killed on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 09:55 PM in Chase County, Kansas. Lane is a 32-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: U50 331.3 or 3 miles east of Strong City.
In the crash, Lane was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 2015 Nissan Altima driven by Briana Lane] was Westbound on U50, crossed the center line into Eastbound lane and struck vehicle 2[the 2015 Freightliner Semi driven by Forest Dillard]. Vehicle 1 [the 2015 Nissan Altima driven by Briana Lane] came to rest on the North shoulder and vehicle 2[the 2015 Freightliner Semi driven by Forest Dillard] came to rest in the North ditch.
Lane's injuries were fatal. Lane was taken by ambulance to Brown-Bennett Funeral Home.
The police said the 2015 Nissan Altima with Kansas license plate number 344PBP damage was unknown. This vehicle was insured. State Farm insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by Flint Hills. It was taken to Tow Lot.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K521 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-003571 to this crash. The KSHP charges $5.00 for each copy of the report plus additional fees of $2.00 for each witness statement. But you can call 877-925-1969 to request a free copy of the report. In order to get the report through the KSHP website, you must create a Kansas.gov account and give them your credit card. You must agree to be subject to Kansas Statute 45-230: Unlawful Use of Names Derived from Public Records. This statute imposes on those subject to it “a civil penalty in an action brought by the attorney general or county or district attorney” of up to “$500 for each violation.” Further, unless you qualify under the Federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act, the report you get will have important and necessary information such as photographs, social security numbers, driver license numbers, names, addresses and telephone numbers redacted (blacked out).
The information in this article came from the Kansas Highway Patrol website.
Lane's family may have an insurance claim. A lawyer will maximize the amount collected from the insurance company. In most cases, family members can recover money for the loss of a loved one—even if a family member was driving. Getting a lawyer working on this case early will allow Lane's family to receive advice about preserving and gathering evidence and the value of their claims, which will help with the recovery. For More Information Watch How Much is My Wrongful Death Claim Worth?.
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