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Paul Robert Rangel of Garden City, Kansas was killed on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 05:06 PM in Gray County, Kansas. Rangel is a 64-year-old man.
The crash happened here: US-50 83 or 16.9 miles west of Ks-23.
In the crash, Rangel was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 [the 2007 Chevy Cobalt driven by Paul Rangel] was Eastbound on US-50. For an unknown reason, vehicle 1[the 2007 Chevy Cobalt driven by Paul Rangel] drove onto the South shoulder. Upon correcting, vehicle 1[the 2007 Chevy Cobalt driven by Paul Rangel] went left of center and collided with Westbound vehicle 2[the 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan driven by Donald Woosley].
Rangel's injuries were fatal. Rangel was taken by ambulance to St. Catherines Mortuary Of Dodge City.
The police said the 2007 Chevy Cobalt with Kansas license plate number 210KVD damage was unknown. This vehicle was insured. Progressive Insurance insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by Perfection Auto.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K-150 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-005234 to this crash. The KSHP charges $5.00 for each copy of the report plus additional fees of $2.00 for each witness statement. But you can call 877-925-1969 to request a free copy of the report. In order to get the report through the KSHP website, you must create a Kansas.gov account and give them your credit card. You must agree to be subject to Kansas Statute 45-230: Unlawful Use of Names Derived from Public Records. This statute imposes on those subject to it “a civil penalty in an action brought by the attorney general or county or district attorney” of up to “$500 for each violation.” Further, unless you qualify under the Federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act, the report you get will have important and necessary information such as photographs, social security numbers, driver license numbers, names, addresses and telephone numbers redacted (blacked out).
The information in this article came from the Kansas Highway Patrol website.
Rangel's family may have an insurance claim. A lawyer will maximize the amount collected from the insurance company. In most cases, family members can recover money for the loss of a loved one—even if a family member was driving. Getting a lawyer working on this case early will allow Rangel's family to receive advice about preserving and gathering evidence and the value of their claims, which will help with the recovery. For More Information Watch How Much is My Wrongful Death Claim Worth?.
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