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Accidents Reported Across The Area Last Week

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An injury accident was reported on Highway K-9 in Washington County Monday afternoon. Fifty-six-year-old Brian Smith of Frankfort went off the highway, and struck a culvert 7 miles east of Clifton at around 12:30 p.m. He was taken to the Clay Center hospital. Last Thursday, Washington County authorities responded to a report of a vehicle accident at the Highway K-9/K-148 ... Read More »

Blue Rapids Man Dies In Motorcycle Accident Near Waterville

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A Blue Rapids man was killed in a motorcycle accident early Sunday morning. Forty-year-old Kenneth Lee Bishop went off U.S. Highway 77 south of Waterville, and struck a culvert throwing Bishop off into the ditch. The accident occurred sometime before 6 am. Read More »

Search For Missing David Welch Ends In Utah Following Fatal Highway Accident

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MANHATTAN, KAN. – On October 18, 2013 the Riley County Police Department was contacted by the Utah Highway Patrol in reference to a single vehicle fatality accident involving a maroon in color Pontiac Montana van. The fatality accident reportedly occurred on Interstate Highway 70 approximately forty-seven miles west of Green River, Utah. Utah Highway Patrol was able to positively identify ... Read More »

Fatality Accident Reported In Washington County Tuesday

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WASHINGTON, KAN. – A tractor-trailer accident along US Highway 36 Tuesday near Washington left a 65-year-old Hanover man dead. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports that Larry Roger Mueller was traveling east on US Highway 36 following farming machinery, when a tractor-trailer attempted to pass his truck. The tractor-trailer was unable to complete the pass, and moved back into the right ... Read More »

Beatrice Man Air Lifted To Lincoln Hospital

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A Beatrice man was injured Tuesday evening when his motorcycle collided with a pickup. Sixty-eight-year-old Richard Dreese was flow by Lifestar to a Lincoln hospital following the accident at 6th and Commerce Streets Tuesday evening around 8 pm. Read More »

Victim Of Fatal Beatrice Accident Identified

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The identity of a Beatrice man involved in a single vehicle fatality accident Monday afternoon near the Indian Creek Mall has been released. 53 year old William Snyder of Beatrice was killed after he struck several parked vehicles and a light pole. Officials believe he may have suffered a medical issue prior to the accident. No one else was injured. Read More »

Multi-Vehicle Accident Closes US-77 Overnight

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US-77 south of Waterville was closed to traffic overnight for nearly 3 1/2 hours following a multi-vehicle accident involving a semi. The accident was reported around 2:15 am, between mile markers 205 and 211. No other immediate details available. US-77 was reopened to traffic this morning at 5:45 am. Read More »

Injury Accident Reported In Washington County

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An injury accident was reported in Washington County July 15. Tiffany Gloodt of Greenleaf lost control on Bismarck, just south of Fourth Road, where her vehicle rolled. A passenger was taken by ambulance to the Concordia hospital. Read More »

2 men killed near Manhattan

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Two people were killed in a car vs. semi accident near Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, just before 4 pm. According to the report by the Kansas Highway Patrol, Christian Rodriguez, age 23 of Wichita, was westbound on US Highway 24 a mile east of Seth Child Road, driving a 1999 Freightliner semi when the second vehicle, a 2001 Toyota passenger ... Read More »

Hail causes accident that sends 8 to the hospital

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Hail was the cause of an accident in North Central Kansas that sent 8 people, including 6 students from Clifton-Clyde High School to the hospital Wednesday. The accident happened 5 miles east of Russell on Interstate 70. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports says that Laura Kay Stunkel, age 29 of Palmer, was driving the school SUV when she drove over some ... Read More »