Joel Hynes, Mary Hynes & John Hynes, family killed in collision in Dickson County
The three family members killed in a collision in Dickinson County on Tuesday afternoon have been named as Joel Hynes, Mary Hynes, and John Hynes, all residents of Junction City, Kansas.
Joel, 54, Mary, 64, and John, 78, perished in a two-vehicle collision involving a semi-tractor Tuesday afternoon near Abilene.
A big-rig collided with Joel’s Dodge Dakota pickup truck approximately 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, according to sources. Joel was driving the car on Kansas Highway 15 south of Abilene. After leaving the road, the Dodge went into a culvert, overturned, and finally came to rest in a field.
Minor injuries were sustained by the semi’s driver.
All three members of the family were identified as having died as a result of blunt force trauma from the collision.
The accident’s cause is still being looked into.