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One dead in KS Air National Guard accident

Authorities say a Kansas Air National Guard airman was killed and two others were injured when their Humvee overturned during a training accident.

The Adjutant General’s Department said in a news release Wednesday that members of the 284th Air Support Operations Squadron were training Tuesday afternoon near Salina.

Two of the injured airmen were taken to a Salina hospital where they are being treated.

One man who was unresponsive at the scene was evacuated by helicopter and died on the way to a Wichita hospital.

The cause of the accident is not known and the name, age and hometown of the man who died have not been released.

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