Tractor Driver Killed In Highway Accident

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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A Kansas man is dead after the tractor he was driving was hit by a pickup truck. The accident happened Sunday on US-54, 2 miles west of Iola.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said Wayne Garrett of Iola was trying to turn left onto 1000 Road when he was hit by the pickup truck. Troopers said the truck was trying to pass another vehicle at the time of the accident.

The 57-year-old Garrett was trapped underneath the tractor. No one in the truck was injured.


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