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Victoria man killed in accident in SW Kan.


MINNEOLA -- A Victoria man was killed in a head-on accident just after 9 a.m. Tuesday 4 miles north of Minneola in Ford County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a car driven by James Wohler, 50, Victoria, was southbound on U.S. Highway 283 when the 2013 Ford van he was driving went left of center and struck a northbound semi.

The driver of the 1997 Kenworth, Abram Friesen, 47, Sublette, was not injured, according to the KHP.

Wohler was taken to Western Plains Medical Complex, Dodge City, and was pronounced dead at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts, the KHP reported.