Douglass man is killed in vehicle crash Friday

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By Shane Farley
January 4, 2013 - 5:54:46 pm

A Douglass man was killed Friday around noon in an accident that occurred about a mile south of Augusta in Butler County.

Kenneth Shaw, 21, was northbound on U.S. 77 when his 1997 Dodge crossed the center line and collided with a 2008 Kenworth truck. Shaw was not wearing a seat belt, according to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol.

William Wasmer, 51, Wichita, was the driver of the semi truck. He was taken to a hospital for treatment of possible injuries. He was wearing a safety restraint at the time of the crash.

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