Kansas Highway Patrol

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January 08, 2018 - 5:34 am
A teenager from Maple Hill, Kan. has died after a single-vehicle crash in Wabaunsee County. It happened early Sunday around 1:00 a.m. 1.5 miles north of Alma. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol 18-year-old Andrew Sopoci was northbound on K-99 when he went off of the road, over-corrected and...
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January 04, 2018 - 5:04 am
A man from Logan, Kan. is dead after his pickup crashed on Highway K-9, about four miles east of Logan in north-central Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol identifies the victim as 49-year-old Robert Speth. The Patrol reports for an unknown reason Speth slammed on his brakes, the pickup went into a...
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January 03, 2018 - 5:27 am
A Colorado woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Russell County Kansas Tuesday morning. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol the crash occurred shortly before 8:30 a.m., south of Russell, Kan. The KHP says an eastbound car on I-70 crossed the median into the westbound lanes and struck...
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December 20, 2017 - 8:37 pm
A 28-year-old Kansas man has died after he crashed head-on into a semi while trying to pass another vehicle. The accident happened around 7:30 Wednesday morning, three and a half miles north of Minneola in Ford County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a man driving a Ford Explorer heading...
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December 11, 2017 - 5:21 am
One man is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Rush County sometime Saturday night or Sunday morning. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol 51-year-old Darin Stiles of Hays was traveling westbound on K-4 east of La Cross, Kan. when he hit a gravel shoulder and over-corrected. The pickup he was...
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November 28, 2017 - 5:41 am
The Kansas Highway Patrol has some safety tips for shopping and travel this holiday season. In an interview with the Kansas Information Network, KHP Trooper Ben Gardner says thieves are looking into vehicles this time of year. "Always keep items out of sight,” said Gardner. “If they’re inside of...
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November 16, 2017 - 5:21 am
Kansas Highway Patrol Troopers plan to be more visible between now and the end of the year in an effort to get people to drive more cautiously. Trooper Ben Gardner says the KHP is more active and visible during the holiday season. "The more visible we are the more it gets a person to self-regulate...
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Ted Woodward
November 14, 2017 - 2:41 pm
Throughout the month of October, the Kansas Highway Patrol worked numerous special enforcements related to traffic safety issues, including speeding, seat belts, and DUI patrols. These enforcements were in addition to the work Patrol personnel respond to on a regular basis on Kansas roads. The...
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November 06, 2017 - 4:37 am
PROTECTION, Kan. (KNSS) – One man has died after a single-vehicle crash in Comanche County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol the crash happened about one mile south of Protection, Kansas at 1:30 a.m. Sunday. The KHP says 18-year-old Joaquin Alonso Rivero-Venegas of Coldwater was driving...
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October 31, 2017 - 4:59 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism announced that game wardens, Kansas Highway Patrol troopers and county sheriff’s officers will conduct joint highway checkpoints at various locations on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Upland bird, deer and migratory bird...
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