Colo. woman killed in SW Kansas dune buggy crash

SYRACUSE, Kansas — A Colo. woman was killed when a dune buggy rolled over on a southwest Kansas road, Kansas Highway Patrol said Friday.

Rachael Finley, 19, of Larkspur, Colo. was a passenger in a dune buggy headed westbound on West River Road, about 1.5 miles south of Syracuse in Hamilton County, at about 5:30 p.m.

The 19-year-old male driver lost control on a curve causing the buggy to rollover.

Finley was rushed to Hamilton County Hospital where she later died.

The driver was also taken to the hospital for treatment. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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