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Three injured in two vehicle accident south of Washington

A two vehicle accident sends 3 people to the hospital in a semi/pickup collision south of Washington Tuesday morning.

According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Report,  Merle Gross of Washington and his wife Olinda were southbound on Highway K-15 driving their 1999 Ford pickup when a 1993 Mack Truck, driven by
Troy Koch of Home, was eastbound on Highway K-9 and he did not yield the right of way for the Gross vehicle.

All three were taken to the hospital by Washington EMS, Linn EMS, and one by LifeStar Helicopter. The report did not say if anyone was wearing their 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.