The male drivers of both vehicles are reportedly dead at the scene of the crash- located several hundred yards west of Cedar-Niles Road.
The Kansas Highway Patrol says neither driver was wearing seatbelts and that there were no other occupants in either vehicle that apparently collided at or near the posted 65 m.p.h. speed limit.
On Thursday- the Kansas Highway Patrol released the name of the 2 drivers.
Killed were 45-year-old Bryan R. Blann of Paola and 53-year-old Garry W. Reed from Wellsville KS..