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Burnett Back Home

KSCB News - August 29, 2009 12:00 am

The Liberal and Dodge City communities are breathing a sigh of relief. Liberal’s Janelle Burnett, a member of the Dodge City Community College volleyball team returned home to Liberal Friday after a two car crash Wednesday left her in ICU at Western Plains Medical Center in Dodge. A two vehicle accident occurred Wednesday night at 9:05pm in Dodge City involving several members of the Dodge City Community College volleyball team, including Janelle Burnett. The vehicle carrying the volleyball players was heading south on 14th Street in Dodge City when they were attempting to make a left hand turn on to Spruce Street. The vehicle was struck by a northbound vehicle. Three of the five volleyball players including Burnett were trapped in the vehicle for several minutes before being freed by Dodge City emergency personel, and were taken to Western Plains Medical Center in Dodge City. The driver of the northbound vehicle and 4 of the 5 volleyball players were treated and released Wednesday night.

 

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