June 12, 2024

Double Fatality Accident on US 50


(westernkansasnews.com) According to the Kansas Highway Patrol a vehicle that was West bound on US-50 near milepost 92 Approximately 10 miles West of Cimarron in Gray County was slowing to make a left hand turn when another West bound vehicle attempted to make an improper pass, causing an Eastbound oncoming vehicle to swerve and hit the passing vehicle nearly head.

20 year old Cesar Bautista-Cruz of Dodge City and 22 year old Jeremiah A. Lee of Dodge City were both pronounced dead.

Jose F LMota 44 of Garden City was taken to St. Catherine Hospital for his injuries.

As a result of the accident US 50 was closed for a few hours this morning.

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