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Russell Man Injured in Sunday Crash

CrashA Russell man was injured in a crash Sunday evening northwest of Russell.

According to dispatch logs and Russell County Undersheriff Andy VanDerWege, at 6:09 PM Sunday, Russell Dispatch received a 911 call from a man at the intersection of Shoreline and Canyon Roads advising his friend was riding a battery operated, Power Wheels-type electric vehicle, lost control and crashed.

Russell County Sheriff's Deputies, a Russell Police Officer, Russell County EMS, the Russell City Fire Department and the Kansas Highway Patrol responded.

According to VanDerWege, Hunter Brown of Russell was driving west on Shoreline and crashed at the Canyon Road intersection at the base of the hill.

Brown was transported to Russell Regional Hospital and, according to numerous reports, later flown to Wichita.

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