Archive for Friday, April 11, 2014

Fatal accident in rural Douglas County

April 11, 2014, 2:24 a.m. Updated April 11, 2014, 3:18 a.m.


One person was pronounced dead at the scene of a one-vehicle accident near the unincorporated community of Globe, in southwest Douglas County.

The accident was reported around 2 a.m. Friday on U.S. Highway 56 between East 550 Road and East 700 Road.

A Douglas County Deputy was first to arrive on the scene and reported that one person had been thrown from the vehicle, which had struck a utility pole. Baldwin City Fire pronounced the person dead at the scene.

No other injuries were reported.

Deputies continue to investigate the accident.

Check back with this report for updates.

An Operation 100 News report.


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