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Fatality Accident


March 23, 2010 - On March 23, 2010 at approximately 3:15 AM, Pratt County Sheriff’s Deputies and Pratt County EMS responded to a fatality accident which occurred on US 54 Highway at or about mile-marker 146. Investigation of the scene revealed that an East-bound 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by Filberto Rivera-Armendariz, age 41, of Dodge City, Kansas, traveled left of center into the path of a West-bound 2010 Volvo semi-truck and trailer driven by Brian Francisco, age 48, Texas.  Filberto Rivera-Armendariz was pronounced dead at the scene.  Next of kin have been contacted.  The accident remains under investigation by the Pratt County Sheriff’s Office.