Rural Lawrence man was person killed in crash near Lecompton

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Cole D. Rodenbeek, 39, of rural Lawrence, was the person killed in a crash Saturday near Lecompton, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.


George Diepenbrock, a spokesperson for DGSO, said deputies were called around 10:10 p.m. Saturday to a report of a single-vehicle crash in the 700 block of North 2050 Road near Lecompton, where a passerby had discovered the crash and called emergency personnel.

“The cause and circumstances surrounding the crash are still under investigation,” Diepenbrock said in an update Monday.

The red pin on the map below shows the approximate location of the crash, northwest of Lawrence.

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