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Posted: Monday, 04 August 2014 4:22PM

Man Killed in Wichita Highway Accident, Identified



WICHITA, Kan.  -  UPDATE:  An El Dorado man is dead after being hit by a semi on a highway in northeast Wichita.

It happened shortly after 3:00 p.m. Monday on K-96 near Rock Road. A pickup truck heading west lost a load of drywall on the road, and another driver stopped to pick up the debris from the road.

A westbound semi hauling rocks swerved into the median to avoid other cars that had stopped because of the debris, then hit  61-year-old Larry Dobbs, 61, who had stopped to help.  Dobbs was pronounced dead at the scene.
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WICHITA, Kan.  -  UPDATE:  A man is dead after being hit by a semi on a highway in northeast Wichita.  It happened around 3:00 p.m. Monday on K-96 near Rock Road.  A pickup truck heading west lost a load of drywall on the road, and another driver stopped to pick up the debris from the road.

A westbound semi hauling rocks swerved into the median to avoid other cars that had stopped because of the debris, then hit the man who had stopped.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.
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WICHITA, Kan.  -  One person is dead following an accident in east Wichita.  The crash happened shortly after 3:00 p.m. Monday in the westbound lanes of K-96 near Rock Road.

Reports indicate a pedestrian was struck by an 18 wheeler.  Traffic is backed up and drivers are asked to avoid the area.

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08/04/2014 4:25PM
1 Dead in Accident on K-96 at Rock Road
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