Felieca K. Paxton, Jovonnie D. Franklin KS killed in Atchison County car accident

By | December 9, 2021

Felieca K. Paxton, Jovonnie D. Franklin Death – Cause of Death : 26-year-old Felieca K. Paxton and 33-year Jovonnie D. Franklin, both of Atchison, Kansas have passed away and three others injured following a head-on collision that happened on Wednesday night, December 8, 2021. The crash occurred at approximately 9:20 p.m on US Highway 73, south of Atchison in Atchison County, Kansas.

According to officials, 37-year-old Derek R.F. Wohletz, of Tonganoxie was driving a 2005 Toyota Camry southbound on US-7 when the car crossed the centreline into the northbound lane and collided head-on with a 2002 Toyota Corolla with four occupants with Paxton and Franklin inclusive. Paxton and Franklin died of their injuries at the scene of the crash. Neither Paxton nor Franklin was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The other two occupants; 7-year-old Jontae Paxton, of Atchison sustained minor injuries and was transported to Ambewell Atchison Hospital. while 6-year-old Jayden Paxton, also of Atchison was transported with serious injuries to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

On the other hand, Wohletz was transported to the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansa with serious injuries. Wohletz was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

We extend our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and pray for the injured quick recovery.

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