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Plainville man killed Sunday in 1-vehicle accident


PLAINVILLE -- A Plainville man was killed in a one-vehicle accident early Sunday morning southeast of here.

Colburn Ray Patterson, 21, was eastbound on Z Road at 3 a.m. approximately 5 miles east and 2 miles south of Plainville. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported he lost control of the vehicle, entered the north ditch and struck an embankment. The vehicle came to rest on the passenger side.

Patterson was taken to Rooks County Hospital, where he later died.

He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the KHP report.