Archive for Thursday, December 20, 2012

One person dies in three-vehicle accident during storm Wednesday night

December 20, 2012


— The Kansas Highway Patrol says a fatal three-vehicle accident in western Kansas was caused by the winter’s first storm.

The patrol reports that the accident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 50, about 13 miles east of Dodge City.

A vehicle with a trailer was traveling west went across the center of the highway. An eastbound vehicle struck the trailer and a second, westbound vehicle struck debris in the highway.

The patrol said it is still investigating the accident and had no further details. It did not release the identity of the victim.


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