Roadside Crosses in Harvey County, Kansas


Many roadside memorials have been placed in Harvey County over the years.  Many more deaths from vehicle accidents were never marked by a roadside cross.

This page is dedicated to the memory of those whose lives were effected by these roadside accidents in Harvey County.  Information for this page was derived from the book, Sudden Stops:  Roadside Crosses in Harvey County by Darren McMannis.

Wanda Dyck

A fatal accident occurred at around 5:30 p.m. Jan. 10 when a vehicle crashed through a wall of Asbury Park Assisted Living Center.  Wanda Dyck, an 82-year-old resident of Asbury Park, was buried in debris that collapsed in her room. Dyck was taken to a Wichita...

Richard Conquest

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol fatal crash of two trucks on Interstate 135 about a mile and a half north of Hesston appears to have been weather-related. The patrol reported that a northbound Chevy truck went out of control Tuesday morning on I-135 just north...

Jordan Harris

A 19-year-old Newton man was killed in an automobile accident Saturday at about 6 p.m. near the intersection of First and Mockingbird in Newton.  According to police reports, a 17-year-old male was driving at a high rate of speed in a 2003 GMC Envoy, headed into town...

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