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Semis collide on I-70 near Oakley


OAKLEY -- Two semis were involved in an accident Sunday approximately 2 miles east of Oakley on Interstate 70.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said a semi driven by Lesley Rafton Montag, 67, Valhermoso Springs, Ala., attempted to pass another semi, driven by Izakhar A. Khalilov, 36, Tukwila, Wash., when the two collided.

Each driver had one passenger, and all were taken to Logan County Hospital, Oakley, with possible injuries. All but one were wearing seat belts, according to the KHP report.