Owen L. Odell, 15, of Lindsborg died Sunday afternoon after a head on collision on Kansas Highway 141 with Garret W. Scritchfield, 30, of Lindsborg. Odell was driving a Chevy 1500 pick-up southbound on Hwy 141 when his vehicle crossed the center line colliding with a Ford 150 driven by Scritchfield.
Odell was a student at Smoky Valley High School. Scritchfield is a principal at Smoky Valley Middle School.
Scritchfield’s wife Kayla, and two children were in also in the vehicle. All 4 were taken to the Salina Regional Health Center.
Odell was pronounced dead on the scene. It is unclear if he was wearing his seatbelt.