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Burlington man hurt in Yates Center wreck

A Burlington man was hurt in an accident in Yates Center on Tuesday.


The Kansas Highway Patrol says 86-year-old Billy Giesy was westbound on Mary Street when his SUV rear-ended an SUV driven by 53-year-old Rhonda Phillips of Yates Center.

Giesy was taken to Coffey County Hospital, which does not release patient conditions to the media. Phillips and a passenger were not hurt.

The Highway Patrol did not list why Giesy rear-ended the Phillips vehicle.

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