Rollover accident causes truck to catch fire

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The Kansas Highway Patrol was on the scene of a rollover accident just before 10 this morning.

The accident happened on I-70 westbound around mile marker 345, near NW Carlson Rd. at the Shawnee and Wabaunsee County line.

The cause of the accident was due to the driver dozing off and driving off the road into a ditch and rolling a couple of times ending right side up. There was a small engine fire but was put out by the driver and passenger.

There were no injuries.

Kansas First News will have updates to this story as they become available on http://www.kansasfirstnews.com and on Kansas First News at 5 p.m.

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