- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Two semis collided on the Kansas Turnpike, killing one of the drivers.

KAKE-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1gjtt4K ) the accident occurred early Tuesday outside Emporia when the first semi slowed down because of a pedestrian in the roadway and the second semi struck the back of the first.

The second semi became engulfed in flames, killing its driver, who was identified as 39-year-old Michael Lyden of Wichita. The driver of the first semi was not injured. The pedestrian also was uninjured.

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Information from: KAKE-TV.


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