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Kansas Highway Patrol officer injured in turnpike accident

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at 8:20 p.m.
  • Updated Saturday, March 29, 2014, at 11:13 p.m.

A Kansas Highway Patrol officer was critically injured Tuesday night in an accident on the Kansas Turnpike.

The accident, near East Kellogg, was called in at 7:08 p.m., according to a Sedgwick County 911 dispatcher.

The Kansas Turnpike Authority advised motorists to use caution because one of the northbound lanes was blocked on I-35 near mile marker 50.

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