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KHP: Driver missed stop sign in collision that killed Riley Co. man

Published: Jul. 26, 2021 at 8:00 PM CDT
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RILEY CO., Kan. (WIBW) - A driver missed a stop sign, causing a collision that killed a Riley County man, according to information from the Kansas Highway Patrol.

The wreck happened around 8:30 a.m. Sunday, July 25, at the intersection of Highway 77 and Green Randolph Rd.

The KHP crash log states Russell Peterson, 81, of Randolph was driving a semi east on Green Randolph Rd. KHP says Peterson did not stop at the stop sign and hit a northbound car on the driver’s side.

The car’s driver, Adam Samuelson, 38, of Randolph, was killed. Peterson was not hurt.

KHP says the impact sent both vehicles through the intersection and into a ditch.

The road was closed several hours Sunday while authorities investigated.

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