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An early morning accident Wednesday just east of Imperial damaged both this semi and pickup, but both drivers escaped without injuries. (Johnson Publications photo)

No injuries result from semi, pickup accident

    Emergency personnel responded to a semi/pickup accident Wednesday morning that could have been much more serious than it was.
    Sheriff Kevin Mueller said no injuries resulted after a semi truck hit the front end of a pickup, just a mile east of Imperial on Highway 6 at the 334 Avenue intersection.
    The Chase County Sheriff’s Office was called at 7:27 a.m.
    John Fries, 59, of Benkelman was eastbound on the highway in a 2013 Kenworth semi, which collided with a 1999 GMC pickup driven by 18-year-old Joel DaMoude of Imperial, also traveling east.

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