Kansas man dies after vehicle blows tire, rolls

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A Dodge City man died Sunday evening after a single-vehicle wreck in Kearny County.

Nick Gonzalez, 54, was a passenger in a Ford Explorer when a tire blew on U.S. 50 at around 8:30 p.m. The SUV rolled and Gonzalez was thrown from the SUV, according to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol.

The 25-year-old driver and a 27-year-old passenger were air lifted to Via Christi Hospital St. Francis in Wichita.

Nichole Manna: 316-269-6752, @NicholeManna