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Ohio Woman Injured in Rollover Wreck in Russell County

Rollover AccidentAn Ohio woman was injured in a vehicle rollover wreck Saturday afternoon in Russell County.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, at 12:54 PM Saturday, a 2008 Lexus G470 SUV pulling an Airstream RV trailer driven by 53-year-old Lucia Francisco of North Royalton, Ohio was traveling westbound on Interstate 70 approximately 10 miles east of Russell when the trailer began to sway.

The trailer sway caused the vehicle to swerve into the ditch. The towing vehicle rolled once and came to rest on its wheels. The trailer rolled one and a half times and came to rest on its top.

The driver was transported to Russell Regional Hospital with possible injuries.

A passenger was not hurt.

Both were buckled up.

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