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Hays Man Dies in Friday I-70 Crash

A Hays Man was killed in a 3-vehicle crash on I-70 Friday night. fatal accident

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol Nineteen-year-old Cameron Wade Williams of Great Bend was driving a Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup eastbound on I-70 in the westbound lane, 1.5 miles east of Commerce Parkway in Hays.

The truck hit a 2010 Kia Soul driven by 37 year old Douglas R. Feldt of Hays.

Both vehicles came to rest in the left lane and were hit by Semi Truck driven by Jeremy Lee Kelly, age 35 of Marion, Illinois.

Feldt died at the scene. Williams was flown to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Kelly was transported to Hays Medical Center. Williams and Feldt were not wearing seat belts.

The accident is still under investigation.

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  • Murrae

    Very unfortunate. Doug was a good man and will be greatly missed. My heart goes out to his family and little boy.

    • Feldt

      Thank you.

  • Mary

    Not jumping to conclusions, but: On HAYS POST arrest log from 8-22 to 8-25. Cameron Wade Williams Address: Great Bend, KS Age: 19 Charges: 8-1567(a)(b1)(A) Driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol; 1st conviction. How incredibly sad all around!

    • sk

      Eastbound in westbound lane??? I’d say so…

    • Concerned mom

      In April, he was arrested for fighting and a minor in consumption, so apparently he has a problem with alcohol and a very thick skull to not have learned from the prior MIC and DUI.

  • Big M

    Great job Cam, apparently you a are a slow learner and now
    you have killed someone. If and when you get out of the hospital I hope you go directly to jail, then after your murder trial you go to prison.

  • missing

    Doug your family and friends are heartsick and miss you dearly! You will never be forgotten! R.I.P.

  • Feldt

    Doug is my uncle and he is greatly missed by all of us in his family. The only thing I’m thankful for is that he did not suffer. My uncle was a kind and gentle man with a heart of gold who is now in heaven with my grandma(his mom) and my uncle ed(his brother) watching over all of us. Cameron, I hope you live so you can live with all of the pain and hurt you just caused our family.

    • Kat

      This Is so sad…very sorry for your loss….and your family as well.

      • Feldt

        Thank you Kat.

  • Friend of Doug

    First off my heart goes out to Doug’s family. I had the honer to work with Doug and I don’t understand why the good ones have to leave this earth so early. I also heard many of stories of his son and how proud of him he was. I am sure Doug will be looking over his family and continuing to protect them from above. R.I.P Doug, you will never be forgotten.

  • Mrs. Fisher

    Prayers go out to the family of Mr. Feldt. The loss and great sorrow you feel I just cannot imagine. I also am sorry for the family of Mr. Williams, who will undoubtedly also suffer for this tragedy.