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Semi Accident on Highway 77 sends 1 to hospital.

The Kansas Highway Patrol worked a semi accident on Hwy 77 about a tenth of a mile north of hwy 36 Wednesday afternoon. According to the report, the semi was northbound on Hwy 77 when the driver lost control of the truck, entered the east ditch and went down the embankment, striking the creek bed at the base of the embankment. The truck came to rest straddling the creek. The driver of the truck, 76-year old Gary Armagost of Fremont, NE was Life Flighted to Topeka with unknown injuries. It’s unknown if he was wearing a seatbelt.

About Kevin Rippe

Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.