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Copeland Woman Dies in Early Morning Accident in Gray County

Joe Denoyer - January 6, 2023 1:52 pm

A fatality accident occurred at approximately 8:48am Friday morning, January 6th, 3.5 miles northeast of Copeland on US 56. A 2019 Ford F150 being driven by Roxie Jean Tucker, 70, of Copeland was stopped southbound at the stop sign on K144 at US 56. A 1999 Peterbilt semi being driven by Jeffrey Allen Thayer, 37, of Moundridge KS was westbound on US 56. Tucker attempted to turn east onto US 56 and was struck on drivers side by the semi.

Both drivers were taken to St. Catherine’s Hospital in Garden City where Tucker died. Thayer was treated for minor injuries.


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