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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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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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March 10, 2019 - 8:22 pm
One person is in critical condition after a highway wreck in central Wichita. The single-vehicle crash included one male who remains in critical condition. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the driver was traveling southbound on I-135 and attempted to take the exit to eastbound Kellogg. He lost...
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Steve McIntosh
February 22, 2019 - 9:58 am
A woman is dead after a one-car crash near Kechi, northeast of Wichita early Friday. It happened around 1:45 near K254 and Oliver. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports a Toyota Camery was headed west-bound in the east-bound lanes of K254. The driver failed to negotiate a curve, hit a bridge rail...
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February 15, 2019 - 10:30 pm
A Kansas Highway Patrol cruiser was struck while working a crash scene. It happened Friday morning on I-235 and Kellogg in Wichita. No one was injured in the crash, but its something troopers say happen all too often. KSN News reports that investigators say a vehicle applied the brakes "too hard,"...
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December 31, 2018 - 9:54 am
Authorities say a woman was killed and four others were hurt when a fleeing driver smashed a stolen car into two other vehicles in Kansas City, Kansas. The Kansas City Star reports that police say officers began pursuing the stolen Audi A4 Saturday night but ended the pursuit shortly before the...
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Steve Boyer
December 26, 2018 - 5:47 pm
The Kansas Highway Patrol has released their activity report for the Christmas Holiday weekend which ran from 6:00 PM on Friday, December 21, through 11:59 PM on Tuesday, December 25. The report compares this years activities against the two previous years. While DUI arrests were down this year,...
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December 25, 2018 - 12:04 pm
Democratic Gov.-elect Laura Kelly will have the current superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol and the state fire marshal stay in their jobs after she takes office. Kelly has announced that Col. Mark Bruce will continue leading the patrol and Doug Jorgensen will continue serving as the state's...
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December 22, 2018 - 9:22 am
A 24-year-old man is jailed after a two-day police chase that ran through four Kansas counties on roads and through fields at speeds sometimes over 100 mph. Kansas Highway Patrol spokesman Chad Crittenden said the chase started Wednesday night when officers received a report of a stolen vehicle and...
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