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One killed in crash with elderly trucker that blew through stop sign


One person is dead after a truck driver missed a stop sign in Kansas over the weekend. 

The accident happened at around 8:30 a.m. in Riley County, Kansas on July 25th. 

According to WIBW News, 81-year-old truck driver Russell Peterson was heading east on Green Randolph Road when he failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Highway 77 and Green Randolph Rd. As a result, Peterson crashed into the driver’s side of a car passing through the intersection. Both vehicles then went skidding off the road and into a nearby ditch. 

38-year-old motorist Adam Samuelson was killed in the crash. Peterson was not hurt. 

It is not clear what citations, if any, were issued to Peterson as a result of the crash.


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