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Two Parkston girls recovering from head-on collision, Kansas City

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KrissaMarie and Kayla Wiechmann were born and raised in Parkston.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says a man was driving the wrong way on the Kansas City interstate, Wednesday morning, when he hit the girls head-on at more than 60 miles per hour.

The man had reportedly been drinking before the accident.

The sisters were sent to two different hospitals in Kansas City, one has been released and is now at home in Parkston.

Her sister, Kayla, is still in serious condition as her mom tells me she has several broken, shattered ones in both arms and legs.

We sat down with KrissaMarie Wiechmann who recalls the moments leading up to that horrific scene.

"I had just passed another truck and was going around a curve on an overpass, cement walls on both sides. I see headlights coming at me. I remember hitting the breaks and swerving. That's the last thing I remember for awhile," KrissaMarie Wiechmann said.

Those sisters live and work in Nashville, both had no insurance when the crash happened.

Family members say the medical costs are going to become a huge financial burden and there are ways we can help.

Kayla was a student at Johns Hopkins University where a fund is being set up. The link can be found at the upper left corner of this page.

The First Dakota Bank also has an account called the 'Kayla Wiechmann Benefit Fund".

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