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Baxter Springs Fatal Crash

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BAXTER SPRINGS, KANSAS - On Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at approximately 8 p.m. Baxter Springs Police, Fire and E.M.S. responded to an accident located just North of the Baxter Springs High School on Hwy 69 alt.

Once Emergency Personnel arrived on scene 53 year old Anna Bishop was transported by E.M.S. to Freeman Hospital for injuries resulting from the accident. James Cramer III, 23 years old, was pronounced dead at the scene. Bishop was wearing a seat belt, Cramer was not secured by a seat belt.

It was determined the vehicle driven by Cramer crossed the center line into the oncoming lane of traffic striking the vehicle operated by Bishop.

Preliminary Toxicology results showed alcohol was a factor in the accident.

"This tragedy is a reminder that everyone should use their seat belts and drinking and driving has terrible consequences," said Baxter Springs Police Chief Mike Kliewer.

James is survived by his fiance Shana, and children Levi, Katie, Kaydence, and Bayleigh. 
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