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Rush Center man injured in accident

7/30/2014

A Rush Center man was injured in a one-vehicle accident early this morning in Gove County.

A Rush Center man was injured in a one-vehicle accident early this morning in Gove County.

Ty Virgil Renz, 22, was taken to Gove County Medical Center for injuries. The accident occurred shortly before 1 a.m. near milepost 101 westbound on Interstate 70.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Renz swerved to miss a deer. The semi truck left the roadway, and hit a guardrail after Renz tried to correct. The truck ended up laying over onto the passenger side, blocking both lanes of traffic.

Renz was wearing a seatbelt.