Semi driver dies after medical condition, crash in Kansas

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McPHERSON, Kan. (KAKE) -

The Kansas Highway Patrol says a 63-year-old semi driver died after he suffered a medical condition and crashed in McPherson County.

It happened at around 2 p.m. Wednesday about 12 miles north of McPherson on Interstate 135. The patrol reports Roger Bloyd was heading north when he suffered a medical condition and struck a guardrail. 

The semi continued into a ditch and through a KDOT fence before coming to rest in a wheat field. Bloyd, of Salina, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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