Western Kansas man killed in ATV crash

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One person is dead after an ATV crash in Lane County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol stated a four-wheeler was heading south from Healy, Kansas on Dodge Road (County Road 250) at around 10 p.m. Saturday. The rider tried to turn left, but troopers say he "failed to make the left hand turn." The ATV rolled an unknown number of times.

The rider has been identified as 44-year-old Jason Penka, from Healy. He was taken to the Lane County Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Troopers stated Penka had not been wearing a helmet or eye protection.

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