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I-70 accident injures one in Russell County Wednesday

A man from Edna, Kansas was taken to the hospital after an accident on I-70 Wednesday morning.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1996 Dodge Ram driven by 51-year-old James Thomas Bond was eastbound on Interstate 70 just west of the Dorrance exit around 3:30 a.m., when Bond failed to move left for the construction zone.

The Ram struck the KDOT arrow sign, traveled through the south ditch and KDOT fence and came to rest on the south side of Old U.S. 40.

Bond was taken to a Russell hospital. He was not buckled up.


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