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UPDATE: Activity Bus Involved In Collision After Football Game

According to multiple reports, a Rock Hills High School activity bus struck a cow while returning to Mankato from a football game in Downs on Friday night. The bus was traveling eastbound on Hwy. 24, west of Cawker City, when it struck a cow on the roadway.

A Mitchell County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to the scene which was worked by the Kansas Highway Patrol. No accident report had been released, upon request, from the KHP as of Tuesday afternoon.

Those aboard the bus were delayed over an hour due to the collision. Initial reports said one student was transported to the hospital. However, no one was injured in the accident. The student who was taken to the hospital suffered an an asthma attack about an hour after the incident according to Rock Hills Head Coach Brock McMillan.

Derek Nesterhttps://sunflowerstateradio.com
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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