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Collision Near Victoria Injures Two Women

CrashTwo women, one from Hays and the other from Great Bend, were hospitalized Wednesday night after their vehicles collided on Kansas Highway 255 between Interstate 70 and Victoria.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, at 9:26 PM Wednesday just a half-mile south of I-70 on 255 in Ellis County, 89-year-old Odilla Schmeidler of Hays was northbound in a 2008 Ford Taurus when she turned left in front of a southbound 2003 Infiniti sedan driven by 55-year-old Claudia Rothe of Great Bend.

Both women were taken to Hays Medical Center with unknown injuries.

The KHP says both were buckled up.

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