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Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS
  • Victims of Kan. Turnpike blast identified

  • Authorities in Kansas have identified the Oklahoma residents killed in the weekend crash and explosion of a gasoline tanker truck south of Wichita.
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  • Authorities in Kansas have identified the Oklahoma residents killed in the weekend crash and explosion of a gasoline tanker truck south of Wichita.
    The fatal wreck happened around 3:15 p.m. Saturday on the Kansas Turnpike near Belle Plaine.
    The Turnpike Authority on Monday identified the victims as 57-year-old Kelly Stark, of Tulsa, and his passenger, 54-year-old Jennie Smith of Wagner, Okla.
    Investigators say the northbound semi struck a guardrail on bridge, then skidded into a ditch where it caught fire and exploded.
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