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One injured in Gove County wreck

GRAINFIELD -- A Hoxie woman was injured at 7:15 p.m. Monday in Gove County when the car she was driving rear-ended another on Interstate 70, 4 miles east of Grainfield.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Wanda J. Russell, 51, was westbound in the right lane of traffic when she became distracted and struck a semi from behind.

The driver of the semi, Israel Garcia-Alba, 41, Wichita, was not injured in the accident.

Russell was taken to Gove County Medical Center for treatment of possible injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts, the KHP reported.