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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Fatality Accident Discovered Near Blue Rapids Sunday

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Derek Nester
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications.After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations.In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 94 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing. In 2018 he became the Studio Coordinator at the Cumulus Kansas City broadcast center for Kansas City Chiefs Football.

By Bruce Dierking – KNDY News

A fatality accident was discovered in Marshall County south of Blue Rapids Sunday morning, claiming the life of 30-year-old Whitney Andersen of Waterville.

A passerby notified authorities shortly after 9 a.m., near the intersection of Aztec and 11th Road, that a vehicle was overturned in the ditch. The driver was the lone occupant and was dead at the scene.

Viewing is from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, with visitation between 6 and 8 p.m, at Terry-Christie Funeral Home in Waterville. Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Waterville.

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