A collision with a cement truck on Kansas Highway 148 in Washington County took the life of a Fairbury man on Wednesday.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the crash occurred approximately Wednesday afternoon shortly before 2 p.m. eight miles south of Hanover. The accident report indicates that a cement truck driven by Camran Bruna was driving south on Kansas Highway 148 when the front driver’s side tire blew, causing the truck to lose control and overturn on the passenger side.  The Cement truck then slid into the northbound lane and collided with a 2017 Honda CR-V SUV driven by 37 year old Cameron Gray of Fairbury. After the accident both vehicles ended up in the ditch on the east side of the highway.

The driver of the cement truck, Camran B. Bruna, age 22, of Hanover, was transported to the Hanover Hospital with serious injuries.   The driver of the Honda SUV, Cameron B. Gray, age 37, of Fairbury was pronounced dead at the scene.  The Kansas Highway Patrol was unable to determine if either driver was wearing a seat belt.

 

 

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