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Wreck Near Wilson Injures New York Woman

CrashA New York woman was injured in a one-vehicle wreck Wednesday evening on Interstate 70 just east of Wilson.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, at 5:45 PM Wednesday, a 2010 Toyota Corolla driven by 39-year-old Awng Ra of Albany, New York was eastbound on I-70 two miles east of Wilson in Ellsworth County.

The driver was speaking with the passenger and drifted onto the right shoulder. The driver attempted to step on the brakes, but hit the accelerator instead. The vehicle entered the south ditch and continued up the embankment, going through a barb wire fence and stopped with the vehicle facing southeast.

The driver was taken to Ellsworth County Medical Center in Ellsworth.

The female passenger was not hurt.

Both women were buckled up.

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