Blowing dirt created hazardous driving conditions on April 28 leading KDOT and law enforcement to close a section of U.S. 56 between Pawnee Rock and Dundee in Barton County from about 4 to 10:30 p.m. Several vehicles were involved in crashes leading to one fatality. This section of roadway had places of zero visibility at times. This photo shows stranded vehicles surrounded by dirt along U.S. 56 a day after the dust storm.
Blowing dirt created hazardous driving conditions on April 28 leading KDOT and law enforcement to close a section of U.S. 56 between Pawnee Rock and Dundee in Barton County from about 4 to 10:30 p.m. Several vehicles were involved in crashes leading to one fatality. This section of roadway had places of zero visibility at times. This photo shows stranded vehicles surrounded by dirt along U.S. 56 a day after the dust storm. Kansas Dept. of Transportation
Blowing dirt created hazardous driving conditions on April 28 leading KDOT and law enforcement to close a section of U.S. 56 between Pawnee Rock and Dundee in Barton County from about 4 to 10:30 p.m. Several vehicles were involved in crashes leading to one fatality. This section of roadway had places of zero visibility at times. This photo shows stranded vehicles surrounded by dirt along U.S. 56 a day after the dust storm. Kansas Dept. of Transportation

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