Hoisington Man Dies After Being Run Over By Semi

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Thursday, August 16, 2012

A Hoisington man has died after being ran over by a semi truck in Barton County.

It happened on K-4, about four miles east of U-281, around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a semi was traveling east when the driver saw a pedestrian in the middle of the highway. The driver swerved to the right shoulder to avoid an accident. The driver said the pedestrian then made a diving move toward the semi, and was struck by rear dual tires.

Authorities said the pedestrian died at the scene.

The truck driver was not hurt.

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