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Garden City man dies after a Finney County crash

July 28, 2019 - 2:57 pm

The Kansas Highway Patrol says a Garden City man is dead, and 4 others are injured after a crash in Finney County Saturday morning.

The crash happened at around 11:30 a.m. 1 mile west of Chmelka (Shmelka) Road.

22-year-old Mariano Rodriguez from Texas was eastbound on U.S. 50 one mile west of Chmelka Road in the westbound lane, according to officers. He then struck a westbound vehicle in the passenger side.

47-year-old Par Lay was transported to a nearby hospital where he died.

Three people suffered from suspected serious injuries.

All passengers were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident.

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