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Cowley County, Kansas – August 24, 2013

A man was hurt after a vehicle crash on 72nd Road by 75th Road  near Winfield Saturday morning.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, around 1:40 a.m., 47-year-old Kris Cooley was driving east on 72nd Street  in a Ranger pickup when he failed stop in time and hit a stationary train at the crossing.

Mr. Cooley was taken to a hospital in Winfield with undisclosed injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

The National Motor Vehicle Crash Causation Study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that driver error was the primary cause in 90 percent of major traffic crashes.

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