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Archive for Monday, August 9, 2004

Perry man dies in traffic accident

August 9, 2004

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— A Perry man died this morning after losing control of his pickup truck and hitting a creek embankment on Wellman Road southwest of McLouth, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol report.

John D. Siess, 41, was pronounced dead after being flown by air ambulance to University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kan.

The wreck happened about 6:20 a.m. as he was driving south on Wellman Road at 26th Street, according to a report. The report said he was driving too fast for road conditions and lost control as he went around a curve.

He was not wearing a seat belt, according to a report.

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