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Hays Man Dies in Rollover Crash Near Russell

Fatal CrashA Hays man died in a one-vehicle rollover crash Tuesday night near Russell.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, at 8:30 PM Tuesday, a 1992 Oldsmobile Ciera driven by 29-year-old Dustin Lohrmeyer of Hays was southbound on 187th Street just south of 15th Street.

The vehicle entered the west ditch and the driver over corrected. The vehicle slid broadside across both lanes into the east ditch. The vehicle then became airborne into a field, rolled several times and came to rest facing northeast on the passenger side of the vehicle. The driver was ejected.

Lohrmeyer was pronounced dead and transported to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary in Russell.

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

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