Man Struck, Killed by Vehicle in Cloud County

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CLOUD COUNTY – A Concordia man died Wednesday evening after being struck by a vehicle in Cloud County.

According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Leo G. Becker, 42, Salina, was driving a 2010 Chevy Traverse in the southbound driving lane of U.S. Highway 81, about six miles south of Concordia, when he struck Rex O. Young, 59, who was in the roadway for unknown reasons. The Chevy then came to a stop on the west shoulder of the road.

Young was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to Frontier Forensics. Becker, who was properly restrained, was not injured.

The accident happened just after 8:30 p.m., according to the KHP report.

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