Wind Gust Blamed For I-70 Truck Accident

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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July 18, 2012

A truck driver from Colorado was injured Tuesday when a gust of wind knocked his rig off I-70 in Northwest Kansas. Troopers were called to the scene two miles east of Grainfield at 9:40 p.m.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said Gregory Terry, 54, of Thornton, Colorado, was driving eastbound when his semi was blown over by a strong gust of wind. Terry's rig went into the median and rolled onto the driver's side.

Terry was taken to Gove County Medical Center for treatment.

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