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1 hurt in chainsaw accident in south Wichita

(KWCH 12)
Published: May. 5, 2021 at 1:31 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A City of Wichita Public & Utilities employee was seriously hurt Thursday afternoon while working with a chainsaw.

The city says around 12:30 p.m., two employees were working in the floodway near 71st Street South (between Derby and Haysville) when one of them suffered an injury in a workplace accident.

The employee was taken to the hospital by EMS in critical condition.

The city said its risk management division is investigating the incident.

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