6 killed in Kansas crash were finishing cross-country drive


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Five family members and a longtime friend had been driving for nearly 20 hours last week when they were killed in a fiery head-on crash in Kansas less than an hour from their destination, relatives have said.

Their car collided with another vehicle Thursday evening on the Kansas 10 bypass. The driver of the second vehicle was seriously hurt, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Authorities have not explained how the crash happened.

Relatives said the victims were 29-year-old Anico Kirk; her three daughters, 11-year-old Yamel Kirk, 9-year-old Umariel Lee...

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