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Arkansas City employee dies in street sweeper accident

December 22, 2017

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Arkansas City officials say a city employee died from injuries suffered apparently after being struck by a street sweeper.

City officials said in a news release that the accident happened Thursday afternoon at the Public Works Department’s shop.

The employee was flown to a Wichita hospital. City officials said Friday that the person had died.

On Thursday, city officials said the accident involved the operator of a street sweeper.

The circumstances of the accident are still being investigated.

The employee’s name has not been released.

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