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Woman rescued, man dies in attempt to pull truck from brink


HOLTON, Kan. (AP) — An attempt to pull a truck found dangling over a culvert from the brink ended with the vehicle flipping over and landing upside down in a full ditch, killing a man inside, officials in northeastern Kansas said.

The incident happened Friday night on state Highway 116 about four miles (6.4 kilometers) east of Holton, station KSNT reported. Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said a passerby who came upon the stranded truck tried to get it back on the road when it flipped over into the ditch.

A woman in the truck was pulled to safety, but Morse said the man in the truck cou...

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