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Man Injured in Wednesday Morning Crash in Russell County

CrashA Kansas man was injured in a Wednesday morning crash on Interstate 70 in Russell County.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, at 3:25 AM Wednesday, a 1996 Dodge Ram driven by 51-year-old James Thomas Bond of Edna was eastbound on I-70 between Bunker Hill and Dorrance at mile marker 197.

Bond failed to move left for the construction zone, struck the KDOT arrow sign, traveled through the south ditch and KDOT fence, and came to rest on the south side of Old Highway 40.

Bond was transported to Russell Regional Hospital with suspected minor injuries.

He was not buckled up at the time of the crash.

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