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Woman Killed in Fatality Accident after Hitting Deer

Judd Weil-News Director


A Plains, Kan. woman is dead following a single vehicle accident in Finney County on May 15.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP), at 9:45 p.m., Amanda Robyn Wurtz, 41, was traveling northbound on Pierceville Road in Finney County, a little over five miles south of US Highway 50, when her vehicle struck a deer.

The vehicle went off the road to the right and rolled several times before coming to rest on its top.

The KHP stated in their crash log, Wurtz was taken to St. Catherine’s Hospital, where she died of a fatal injury.

Her next of kin, ex-husband and children, were notified.

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