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Semi accident kills Kentucky man

10/9/2012

ATHOL -- A Kentucky man was killed in a single-vehicle accident at 3:06 p.m. Monday in Smith County, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported.

ATHOL -- A Kentucky man was killed in a single-vehicle accident at 3:06 p.m. Monday in Smith County, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported.

KHP reported a 2005 International semi driven by Larry K. Williams, 59, Paris, Ky., was northbound on Kansas Highway 8 when it went off the east side of the road. The driver reportedly over-corrected and went off the west side of the road. The semi rolled and came to rest on its wheels.

The accident occurred about 8 miles north of Athol.

Williams was taken to Smith County Hospital before being transported via air to Kearney (Neb.) Good Samaritan Hospital.