Fort Hays State University student killed in crash

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HAYS, Kansas – A Fort Hays State University student was killed in a crash Thursday night.

It happened around 9:50 p.m. in the 1300 block of Spring Hill Road.

Dylan Woodward, a Fort Hays State student from Belleville, collided with a westbound Ford pickup, driven by Thomas J. Rack.

Rack sustained minor injuries.

Woodward was transported by EMS to Hays Medical Center where he passed away.

The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the accident. 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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