Kingman County man killed in crash near Hutchinson

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HUTCHINSON, Kansas – The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident west of Hutchinson that closed down the roadway Wednesday morning.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2000 Ford Taurus was southbound on K-14.  Officials say a semi and Ford F-350 were driving northbound. The Ford F-350 was serving as an escort vehicle.

Officials say the Taurus struck the rear of the semi’s trailer and then struck the truck head-on.

Donald L. Potter, 40, of Cunningham was killed.  The driver of the pickup truck was transported to a Hutchinson hospital. The driver of the semi wasn’t injured.


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