Two western Kansas men killed in crash near Cimarron

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DODGE CITY, Kansas – The Kansas Highway Patrol says two men were killed after being hit by a car on Highway 50 Thursday morning.

It happened around 4:54 a.m. about five miles east of Cimarron according to the report from the Kansas Highway Patrol. Officials say a 2007 Chevy pickup was westbound on Highway 50 when it went left of center and struck a Peterbilt semi on the fourth and fifth axle.  The Chevy was disabled in the westbound lane.

About seven minutes after that accident, the highway patrol reports those two men involved in the first accident were standing next to one of the trucks. Another vehicle, a 2012 Dodge pickup, was westbound and attempted to avoid one of the disabled trucks. It drove onto the shoulder and struck the two men.

Those men were identified as 27-year-old Christopher Louis Conrardy from Cimarron and 50-year-old Chris Alan Hamilton of Garden City. They were both killed

The 23-year-old driver of the 2012 Dodge was transported to Western Plains Regional Hospital.

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