- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 5, 2015

GRAINFIELD, Kan. (AP) - Three members of a Kansas City area family have been killed in a vehicle crash in western Kansas.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says the accident occurred Tuesday on Interstate 70 in Gove County when the family’s SUV rolled over into a ditch.

The patrol says 56-year-old Mark A. Groom and his wife, 56-year-old Margaret K. Groom were killed, along with another family member, 85-year-old Richard E. Nieweg. The family is from Lee’s Summit.

Three children in the vehicle survived the accident and were hospitalized in Wichita.

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