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Pickup hits traffic arrow on I-70
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A motorist was injured around 3:25 a.m. Wednesday when he failed to move left for a construction zone on I-70 in Russell County. The 1996 Dodge Ram struck the KDOT arrow sign, traveled through the south ditch and KDOT fence, then came to rest on the south side of Old 40 Highway, 9 miles west of K-232.

James Thomas Bond, 51, from Edna, Kansas, was taken to Russell Regional Hospital with suspected minor injury. Kansas Highway Patrol reports he had not been wearing a seat belt.