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Kansas Man Killed After Crash Involving Deer

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

A man is dead following a crash involving a deer in northwest Kansas yesterday.

The crash happened shortly before 6 a.m. Wednesday on highway K-9 approximately two miles west of Densmore in Norton County.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a Chevrolet Suburban was traveling eastbound when it hit a deer. The driver then swerved, over-corrected into the north ditch and rolled over. He was ejected from the SUV.

The driver has been identified as 64-year-old Ernest Leroy Kilpatrick of Collyer. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died. No one else was hurt.


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