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Rollover Injures Four Russell Teens

Rollover AccidentA rollover wreck in rural Russell County east of Fairport late Sunday night sent four Russell teenagers to the hospital with injuries.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, at 10:40 PM Sunday, a 2005 Ford Mustang driven by 17-year-old Dalton Lee Keller of Russell was southbound on 180th Street just north of Saline Road or approximately 11 miles north of Russell.

Keller lost control of the vehicle and entered the west ditch. He overcorrected and the vehicle slid into the east ditch, rolling once and landing on its wheels.

Keller and three passengers in the vehicle were transported to Russell Regional Hospital with possible injuries. 17-year-old Dalton J. Brand, 17-year-old Taylor Nicole Hecker and 16-year-old Chandler Allie Reich, all of Russell, were hospitalized. They have been treated and released.

The KHP reported all were buckled up.

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