Cimarron Man Dies In Early Morning Ford County Crash


Dodge City, Ks. (westernkansasnews)

A Cimarron man was killed early Wednesday morning when the 2006 Chevy Silverado he was driving westbound on US 50 crossed the center line and veered into the Eastbound lane where it was struck head on by a semi truck.

74 year old Loren Perkins of Cimarron was pronounced dead at the scene by the Kansas Highway Patrol.

The driver of the semi truck, 47 year old Frank Garcia of Houston Texas was transported to Western Plains Medical Center in Dodge City where he is listed in stable condition.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, weather conditions and poor visibility were contributing factors in the crash.

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