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Belleville Man Injured in Rollover East of Lucas

Rollover AccidentA Belleville man was injured and transported by ambulance to the hospital after rolling his vehicle into the ditch just east of Lucas on Kansas Highway 18 in Lincoln County Monday morning at around 10:20.

31-year-old James D. Cluver was taken to Lincoln County Hospital with unknown injuries following the wreck according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

The KHP says Cluver was traveling west on K-18 at mile marker 76 when he attempted to retrieve an item from the floor, causing the 2005 Dodge to lose control and enter the South ditch where it rolled.

Cluver was reportedly not wearing a seat belt.

Russell County EMS, Russell County Sheriff's Deputies and Lucas First Responders were initially called to the crash before being told to disregard by Lincoln County officials.

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