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Matthew Harding
July 14, 2019 - 3:49 pm
Two people have died in a motorcycle crash in northeast Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the incident happened around 9:30 Saturday night along Interstate 35 just outside of Gardner. Troopers say a deer ran out in front a motorcycle driven by 37-year-old Jason Huen. They say when Huen hit the...
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Steve Boyer
July 12, 2019 - 1:31 pm
If you plan to imbibe this weekend, be aware that local law enforcement will be looking for impaired drivers. Wichita Police Officer Charlie Davidson says officers will briefly stop motorists in a check lane beginning at 10:30 PM Saturday until 2:30 AM Sunday. Police will be looking for drivers...
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Matthew Harding
June 30, 2019 - 2:53 pm
A 21-year-old man is recovering at a Wichita hospital after a single-vehicle crash on the Kansas Turnpike at the Sedgwick/Butler County line Saturday evening. Troopers say around 6 pm, the driver of a Nissan Maxima was heading north on the highway when he lost control of his car, hit a concrete...
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June 09, 2019 - 3:22 pm
The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Trego County. Investigators say 31-year-old Kyle Urban was killed on S Road, roughly 4 miles east of K-147 highway, around 10:45 Saturday night. Urban's vehicle was traveling west on S Road when his vehicle left the road way and rolled...
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June 01, 2019 - 9:40 am
The Kansas Highway Patrol continues to investigate a double-fatality accident in southeast Kansas. It happened late Friday night near Parsons on US-400, around mile post 398. The road was closed for several hours and traffic was diverted through Parsons while that scene was cleared up. There's no...
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May 25, 2019 - 1:32 am
One person has died in an accident just after 10:30 a.m. Friday in Hamilton County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2019 Chevy Silverado driven by 57-year old Garland Gould Smith of Syracuse was southbound on County Road Y three miles south of Kendall. His pickup crossed the center line and...
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Matthew Harding
May 19, 2019 - 8:58 am
The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Reno County. The crash happened shortly after one Saturday afternoon on K-14 highway near Greenfield road...about five miles south of South Hutchinson. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2013 Ford Focus driven by 49-year-old Charles...
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Matthew Harding
April 18, 2019 - 10:13 pm
A man is dead, another seriously injured after a one-vehicle accident on the Kansas Turnpike. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened in the southbound lanes of the Turnpike one mile south of the El Dorado exit around three Thursday afternoon. Troopers say a Ford Econoline van driven by...
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DREAMSTIME
March 30, 2019 - 8:32 pm
The Kansas Highway Patrol says two bicyclists have been killed after being hit from behind by a vehicle in south-central Kansas. Troopers say the crash happened Thursday evening just before sunset on U.S. 160 about a mile west of Medicine Lodge. A crash report says the cyclists were riding...
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March 28, 2019 - 8:37 pm
Two top leaders of the Kansas Highway Patrol are leaving the agency. Gov. Laura Kelly announced Thursday in a news release that Col. Mark Bruce, the patrol's superintendent, and Lt. Col. Randy Moon, an assistant superintendent, have resigned. Kelly said Shawnee County Sheriff Herman Jones will take...
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