Kansas Highway Patrol

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September 26, 2017 - 4:40 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol says a man who died after being hit by a car in Topeka was trying to cross two lanes of traffic on a highway to collect cans. The patrol says 85-year-old Jack Streeter, of Grantville, was struck Monday morning on U.S. 24. Streeter was trying to get a...
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September 16, 2017 - 10:18 am
Wichita, Kan. (KNSS) - One man died following an accident in southwest Wichita. It happened Friday night in the 2900 block of West Street. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Manuel Delara was driving a motorcycle south on West Street when he crashed into another vehicle. He was taken to a...
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September 12, 2017 - 4:45 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The Kansas Highway Patrol worked 4 fatal traffic accidents on Monday morning. Each one involving a semi truck. The first happened at 7:40 a.m. on U.S. 56 near K-23 when a pickup truck driven by 21-year-old Zachariah Hammond of Montezuma, Kan. crossed the center line and...
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September 11, 2017 - 5:16 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) - A Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper was injured in a 4 car accident in Topeka. It happened in the 26-hundred block of Rochester Road just after 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The Trooper was driving with lights and sirens activated, and was struck by a car pulling out of a parking lot. The...
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September 11, 2017 - 5:07 am
HAYS, Kan. (KNSS) – One person is dead following a rollover accident Sunday morning. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, it happened about three miles north of Hays on 230th Road just before 1 a.m. 24-year-old Kyle Colburn, of Canton, was driving at what the KHP called "a high speed" and lost...
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September 05, 2017 - 4:59 am
ELSMORE, Kan. (AP) — A 62-year-old Kansas woman has died after her car was struck by a train. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol the accident happened at 1 p.m. Saturday in Allen County. Melodee McEndree of Elsmore was driving on Idaho Road when she failed to stop at train tracks. Her 2008...
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September 02, 2017 - 7:33 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A 15-year-old boy who led a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper on a chase north of Wichita tried to use Uber to elude arrest after crashing his car. Authorities said the chase began when the trooper attempted to stop the teenager Saturday morning for speeding and a license tag...
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August 17, 2017 - 5:34 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) - Once again The Kansas Highway Patrol is teaming up with other law enforcement agencies across the state for the "You Drink, You Drive, You Lose" campaign. KHP Trooper Jordan Plachecki says the campaign is part of KDOT'S Special Traffic Enforcement Program. "We join up with 150...
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August 17, 2017 - 5:11 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - With school starting across Kansas this week, Trooper Ben Gardner with the Kansas Highway Patrol says remember the rules of the road when dealing with school buses and pedestrian traffic near schools and bus stops. "In particular drivers that are moving toward a stopped...
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August 16, 2017 - 5:27 am
NEWTON, Kan. (KNSS) - The Kansas Highway Patrol reports an employee of the Kansas Department of Transportation is in critical condition after he was hit while working in Newton. It happened Tuesday morning on I-135, between First Street and Broadway. KHP reports 42-year-old Nathan Talcott got out...
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