Injuries Reported In A Kansas Crash Involving A Semi And A John Deere Tractor

BLUE RAPIDS – The Kansas Highway Patrol responded to 2 vehicle accident Wednesday morning on US Highway 77,  two and a half miles north of Blue Rapids.

A 2007 Peterbilt Semi and a 2018 John Deer Tractor were both traveling southbound on US Highway 77.   The John Deere tractor was making a left turn into a field entrance when the Semi driver attempted to pass, causing the semi to roll over in the ditch.  

The Semi driver, 29-year-old Richard Harne of St. Joseph, Minnesota, was transported to Community Memorial Healthcare for injuries sustained in the accident.  The driver of the John Deere tractor, 81-year-old James Borgerding of Blue Rapids Kansas, was taken to a hospital by a private vehicle for possible injuries.




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