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A Southeast Kansas Man Is Killed In Crash


The crash happened at the intersection of U-169 and CR 4800 in Montgomery County, KS south of Cherryvale.

Authorities say around 8:45 a.m. on May 11th, 2018, 87-year-old Lawrence Cretcher of Cherryvale was driving east on CR 4800. He stopped at a stop sign then began crossing U-169. A vehicle traveling north on U-169 was unable to slow in time to avoid hitting him. Cretcher was hit on the passenger side and taken to a hospital where he died from his injuries.  The other driver was uninjured.

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