Archive for Wednesday, July 5, 2000

7 die on Kansas roads over holiday

July 5, 2000


At least seven people have been killed on Kansas highways during the extended holiday weekend.

Patrick Michael Kappler, 23, of Chanute, died Monday morning on U.S. 169 north of Chanute.

Miami County Sheriff's officials said Duane Bolling, 17, of Paola, died Sunday when he ran a stop sign and collided with a car in rural Miami County.

Authorities said an unidentified man died Sunday morning in southwest Wichita after a motorist found a wrecked car under a severed utility pole.

In northeast Kansas, two accidents that occurred moments apart on a foggy highway in Brown County left two people dead Saturday.

In north-central Kansas, Elizabeth Bohnert, 14, of Superior, Neb., died shortly after 8 p.m. Friday.

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