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Head-On Collision Kills Man, Injures Another

Fatal CrashOne man was killed and another was seriously injured in a head-on crash north of Osborne Sunday morning.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says 27-year-old Grady Martin Carl of Downs was driving a 2005 Hyundai Elantra northbound on US Highway 281 about five miles north of Osborne at 10:15 AM Sunday.

71-year-old Bruce N. Stockman of Kirwin was southbound driving a truck and trailer on US 281.

Carl crossed over the center line and hit the truck head-on. He died at the scene. Reportedly he was not wearing a seat belt.

Stockman was transported to Osborne County Memorial Hospital and then life-flighted to the hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. His condition is unknown at this time.

Stockman's vehicle that was pulling the trailer was destroyed by a fire that resulted from the collision.

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