Kansas Highway Patrol Lt. Brent Hemken said there were three victims involved in the head-on collision of two semis on U.S. Highway 54 early Wednesday morning. Both trucks caught fire after impact, burning down to the frames. The highway remains closed.

Update: Kansas Highway Patrol has confirmed that there were three fatalities in the early morning head-on collision near the Pratt County/Kiowa County line by Wellsford.