Liberal, KS

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Liberal Man Killed in Two Vehicle Accident on Highway 54

KSCB News - July 1, 2010 12:00 am

A 24 year-old Liberal man was killed in a head on collision on U.S. Highway 54 a 1/2 mile East of Fowler in Meade County late Wednesday afternoon.

Olian Thompson of Liberal was traveling westbound on Highway 54 when his 1991 Honda Civic went left of center and struck a 2010 Ford truck driven by Kevin Campbell of Rose Hill.

Thompson of Liberal was pronounced dead at the scene. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol he was not wearing a seat belt.

Campbell of Rose Hill was injured and taken directly to Meade County District Hospital. He was later air lifted to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. His condition is unknown. He did have a seat belt on.

Funeral arrangements for Thompson are pending. Stay tuned to kscbnews.net for the arrangements when they are released.

 

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