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Pedestrian killed after being hit by semi
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An Olmitz man died after being hit by a semi-trailer Wednesday night, as he was walking on U.S. 56 near Dundee.

The Barton County Sheriff’s Office reports Joshua D. Ratzlaff, 24, was transported to Central Kansas Medical Center by Great Bend Ambulance and he was later pronounced dead. The accident occurred around 11:40 p.m. The vehicle was a Peterbilt driven by John Stuchlik of Scandia.

Sheriff Gregg Armstrong said Ratzlaff had been at Dundee earlier. He said the investigation into the case was continuing.