Marion man killed in crash near Hillsboro

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HILLSBORO, Kansas – A 46-year-old Marion man was killed Monday in a crash near Hillsboro.

It happened on Highway 56 at about 6:15 a.m.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 46-year-old Gary J. Alleven was westbound on Highway 56 when a semi pulled onto the highway from Santa Fe Street.

That is when Alleven rear-ended the trailer in his 2012 Ford Fiesta.

Alleven died at the scene.

The driver of the semi wasn’t injured. 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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