Jane E. Cowin, a 59-year-old Spring Hill woman, was killed early this morning in a one-car accident on U.S. 169 Highway near 175th Street.
Spring Hill Police officers assisted Kansas Highway Patrol with the accident which occurred at approximately 5:45 a.m.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol crash log, the vehicle – a 2002 Ford truck was traveling northbound on 169 Highway. KHP Technical Trooper Howard Dickinson it appears Cowin lost control of the vehicle and overcorrected causing her vehicle to cross the median and southbound lanes of the highway before coming to rest in a field south of 175th Street. Cowin was pronounced dead at the scene.
KHP officials closed traffic to one lane on north and southbound 169 Highway as they investigated the accident. Traffic was running smoothly by 10 a.m.