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First responder injured while driving to call in Ford County

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A first responder in Ford County was injured on his way to an emergency call just before 9 p.m. Monday, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

Robert Boyd, 52, was traveling south on 113th Road with lights and sirens. As he attempted to pass a SUV driven by a 38-year-old woman, she turned left in front of his vehicle and they sideswiped, a report says.

Boyd was injured and taken the hospital. The woman and her 66-year-old passenger weren’t injured.

Nichole Manna: 316-269-6752, @NicholeManna