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Kimball woman killed in crash northeast of Litchfield


LITCHFIELD — A 62-year-old Kimball woman was killed in a motor vehicle crash around 9 a.m. this morning at the intersection of State Highway 24 and 670th Avenue in Meeker County.

According to the State Patrol, Barbara J. Root was driving a 2004 Kia westbound on Highway 24 and made a defensive move to avoid on oncoming vehicle, but collided head-on with a third vehicle, a 1995 Chevy pickup driven by Douglas J. Hughes, 50, of Litchfield.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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