Car racer killed in crash in Southeast Kansas

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ks. — A 27-year-old man is killed in a crash at the Industrial Park in Montgomery County. It happened during the Coffeyville Street Drags, which is a legal racing event.

Joseph Hunt, of Carter Lake, Idaho was pronounced dead Saturday just after 6:30 P.M. following a 2 car accident.

Just after 4 P.M. Hunt was driving a Firebird on B Street, just west of Old Highway 169.

Hunt’s car and a truck were both going westbound when Hunt’s car lost control and hit the side of the truck.

Hunt’s car then went into a ditch and hit a sewage drain pipe.
The truck also went into the ditch, but stopped in the grass.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

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