I-70

Dreamstime
July 08, 2018 - 4:28 pm
The crash east of Manhattan forced the closure of I-70 for a couple hours after it happened shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday morning. The Kansas Highway Patrol says Matthew Bailey of Mayetta, Kansas, died after he was struck by a Jeep Wrangler heading east, driven by a 23-year-old male. The driver and...
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June 13, 2018 - 5:32 am
6-mile stretch of Interstate 70 in eastern Kansas closed for nearly six hours and workers picked up a semi-trailer load of potatoes. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the potatoes were dumped Tuesday morning in Saline County near Solomon when the driver hit a bridge rail, separating the truck and...
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Dreamstime
January 22, 2018 - 6:58 pm
Kansas authorities have reopened several highways that were closed in northwest Kansas because of heavy snow and strong winds. The Kansas Highway Patrol says a portion of Interstate 70 and other roadways from WaKeeney to the Colorado border were opened early Monday afternoon after the storm eased...
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Dreamstime
January 15, 2018 - 7:34 pm
The Kansas Highway Patrol says a Florida man died after he was hit by a car as he walked along Interstate 70 near Salina. The patrol says Cody Nordlund, 35, of New Port Richey, Florida, died in the accident Sunday night. He was walking in an eastbound lane of the interstate in Saline Count when he...
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Dreamstime
January 03, 2018 - 5:27 am
A Colorado woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Russell County Kansas Tuesday morning. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol the crash occurred shortly before 8:30 a.m., south of Russell, Kan. The KHP says an eastbound car on I-70 crossed the median into the westbound lanes and struck...
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Dreamstime
Steve McIntosh
December 26, 2017 - 7:56 pm
Four people are dead after a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 70 in north central Kansas early Tuesday near Abilene. Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ben Gardner says the vehicle went off the roadway and rolled over. The cause of the accident isn't immediately known but snow was causing slick...
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