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Ottawa man released from hospital after fatal Sunday-night I-70 wreck

By The Herald Staff | 10/28/2013

MANHATTAN — A two-vehicle crash Sunday evening on I-70 left one woman dead and sent an Ottawa man to an area hospital with undisclosed injuries.

Randy Jost, 57, Ottawa, was traveling west about 8 p.m. Sunday on I-70 eight miles south of Manhattan, in Geary County, when his 1998 Ford Taurus hit a disabled 2010 Hyundai Elantra, which in turn struck and killed Colleen D. Williams, 35, Manhattan, who had exited the disabled vehicle, according to a report by the Kansas Highway Patrol. The disabled Hyundai was in the lane of travel.

MANHATTAN — A two-vehicle crash Sunday evening on I-70 left one woman dead and sent an Ottawa man to an area hospital with undisclosed injuries.

Randy Jost, 57, Ottawa, was traveling west about 8 p.m. Sunday on I-70 eight miles south of Manhattan, in Geary County, when his 1998 Ford Taurus hit a disabled 2010 Hyundai Elantra, which in turn struck and killed Colleen D. Williams, 35, Manhattan, who had exited the disabled vehicle, according to a report by the Kansas Highway Patrol. The disabled Hyundai was in the lane of travel.

Jost was transported by Geary County Emergency Medical Services with injuries to Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan, where he was not listed as a patient Monday afternoon, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Williams was pronounced dead at the scene.

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