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Emporia men hurt in crash near Lebo on Thursday KVOE News file photo

Two Emporia men suffered minor injuries, but one was still transported for medical attention after a crash near Lebo on Thursday.


The Kansas Highway Patrol says 62-year-old Michael Nogueras was southbound on Interstate 35 when his car's right rear tire failed just before 3 pm. Nogueras lost control of the car, which went into the center median and rolled at least twice.

Nogueras' passenger, 48-year-old John Riley, was taken by ambulance to Newman Regional Health. Both Nogueras and Riley were wearing seatbelts when the wreck happened.

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