Lawrence Man Dies After Rear-Ended By Semi

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HARVEY CO. Kan. (WIBW-TV) -- A Lawrence man was killed in Harvey County over the weekend after his vehicle was hit by a semi.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the accident happened around 2 p.m. Saturday.

Jeffery Ely, 27, of Lawrence was stopped in the right lane of Northbound I-135, just south of Newton when he was rear-ended by a semi trailer traveling in the same lane.

The driver of the semi was not injured.