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Accident Takes UTV Operators Life Outside Olsburg

Via Press Release:

On Friday June 26, 2020 at about 8:33pm, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reference to an injury accident in the area of Oak Grove Road and Bigelow Road in rural Olsburg, Pottawatomie County, Kansas.

Upon Deputies arrival at the scene, they found a single vehicle accident involving a UTV on Bigelow Road. The driver of the UTV was pronounced dead at the scene and a passenger suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The incident remains under investigation.

The Pottawatomie County EMS, Olsburg Fire Department and Kansas Highway Patrol assisted in this investigation.

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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