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Wellington man dies after crashing into grain hauler

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Saturday, June 29, 2013, at 5:17 p.m.

A 22-year-old Wellington man died Friday night after his car collided with a grain hauler in Cowley County, the Kansas Highway Patrol said in a crash report.

Jaan Sepp was headed east on K-15 when he reportedly ran a stop sign and struck the rear trailer of a 1999 Volvo Power Unit, the highway patrol said. The Volvo – a grain hauler – was headed south on U.S. 77 about 10 miles north of Winfield when the crash occurred about 9:30 p.m.

Sepp, who was driving a 2003 Oldsmobile Alero, was killed, the highway patrol said. The other driver, 29-year-old Michael Frakes of Douglass, was not hurt.

Reach Amy Renee Leiker at 316-268-6644 or aleiker@wichitaeagle.com. Follow her on Twitter: @amyreneeleiker.

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