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Fatality Accident Reported Near Hanover

On November 28th, 2013 the Washington County Sheriff Dept. responded to a report of an injury accident south of Hanover in the 2100 Block of Zenith Rd. A 2005 Chevrolet pickup registered to Bruna Brothers Inc. was driven by Dylan Bruna of Hanover when it left the roadway on the west side and traveled through the ditch until coming to a bridge. The vehicle then went over the north bridge embankment where it was airborne and came to rest when it collided with the south bridge embankment. Also responding to the scene were Hanover/Hollenberg Fire Dept. and Hanover Ambulance. Dylan Bruna was transported to the Hanover Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The exact cause and other factors related to this fatality accident are currently under investigation.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at St Johns Catholic Church Hanover. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Rosary will be held Monday at 7:00 p.m. at the church. Visitation is scheduled for Monday at Hanover Mortuary. Dylan Bruna is survived by parents Brian and Darice Bruna, Hanover, three brothers Logan, Jayden, and Camron Bruna, and grandmother Marilynne Ohlde, Linn.

About Bruce Dierking

Bruce Dierking owns and operates Dierking Communications, Inc. with stations KNDY/KNDY FM Marysville, KS since 1988, KQNK/KQNK FM Norton, KS since 1999, and KDNS FM/KZDY FM Glen Elder since 2008. A fifth generation native of Marshall County, and a 1980 graduate of Marysville High School, he began a broadcasting career working part time at the age of 14 for Herb and Ruby Hoeflicker at KNDY. After attending Colby, Kansas Community College, with a major in business and broadcasting, Dierking returned to his hometown covering sports and sales, now having served as the voice of the Marysville Bulldogs, as well as area teams for over 35 years. Active in various leadership roles, he has served as President with the Marysville Jaycees, President of the Kansas Jaycees, and National Vice President with the US Jr Chamber of Commerce. He has been a board member, and past President of the Marysville Chamber of Commerce, served many years as Vice President of Marshall County Development Corporation, served 8 years on the Kansas Association of Broadcasters including Secretary/Treasurer, Chair Elect, and Chairman of the board. He has twice served terms on the Good Shepherd Lutheran School Board serving as President, and held several leadership roles with Mt Calvary Lutheran Church, serving as congregation Chairman. He, his wife Lesa, and daughter Allison are active in many community activities, contributing to, providing publicity for, and volunteering. He is currently active with the Marysville Historic Depot restoration project, serving as Vice President. A mentor to many in the broadcasting industry, Dierking continues an active role in station operations, on the air with the morning show each day, traveling many nights to cover ballgames, and present covering local events for news broadcasts. He is passionate about his community, and the rural midwest. An active historian, genealogy, community development, Kansas and architectural history are among interests. Dierking enjoys travel, having visited nearly every state, and several foreign countries. He is a fan of music, and enjoys reading.