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Heavy snow causes partial closure of interstate in Kansas


February 26, 2020

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — One person died and a section of Interstate 70 was closed for several hours after heavy snowfall caused multiple accidents early Tuesday, officials said.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said a McPherson man died in an accident south of Lindsborg. Alberto Garcia, 26, was killed when he lost control of his car, swerved into the oncoming lane and collided with a pickup truck, the patrol said. Two boys in Garcia's car, ages 4 and 6, were taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

A section of Interstate 70 westbound between Salina and Kansas 14 was closed so emergency workers co...

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