Colby man killed in crash near Hays

(KSN File Photo)
(KSN File Photo)

HAYS, Kansas – A 66-year-old Colby man was killed Wednesday a mile west of Hays on I-70.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2004 Chevy, driven by John F. Cooper, was heading westbound on I-70.

Cooper left the road on the right side. He continued up the embankment and struck the bridge under the overpass.

He died at the scene. 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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