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Rollover North of Gorham Injures Hays Woman

Rollover AccidentA one vehicle rollover wreck five miles north of Gorham on a sand road on Tuesday evening injured an elderly woman, sending her to the hospital.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says 86-year-old Mildred Dechant of Hays was transported by ambulance to Hays Medical Center after suffering unknown injuries in the rollover that occurred at about 5:20 PM Tuesday at 176th and Land Road in Russell County.

According to the KHP, Dechant was driving southbound on 176th St in her 1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass, when she lost control on the sand. The vehicle then slid broadside, rolled a half time and landed in the roadway facing northeast on its roof.

Dechant was buckled up.

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