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According to law enforcement reports released Friday: and Monday


K-15 north of 80th Rd.

A 2005 Buick LeSabre driven by Nancy Blankley, 55, Goessel, was northbound when the vehicle entered the east ditch and struck a field entrance at 4:30 a.m. Feb. 12. Blankley was transported by Peabody ambulance to Newton Medical Center. The LeSabre was towed from the scene.

K-15 south of 190th Rd.

A 2005 Toyota Tacoma driven by Darrell Rose, 48, Wichita, struck a deer at 6:40 a.m. Feb. 11. The truck was driven from the scene.

US-50 west of Sunflower Rd.

A 2009 Lincoln Navigator driven by Julie Hendricks, 35, Newton, struck a deer at 10 p.m. Feb. 10. The vehicle was driven from the scene.

Indigo Rd. south of 110th Rd.

A 2002 Saturn L-series sedan driven by Edwin Whitwell, 51, Marion, struck and killed a deer at 5:41 a.m. Feb. 14. The Saturn was driven from the scene.

US-56 south of 280th Rd.

A 2015 Honda Civic driven by Stefanie Bereza, 35, Lawton, Oklahoma, struck and killed a deer at 5:56 a.m. Feb. 14. The vehicle was driven from the scene.

60th Rd. east of Old Mill Rd.

Two Burns teen-agers were injured in a rollover accident at 9 p.m. Feb. 13 near Peabody. Thomas Scott, 17, was driving a 1991 Dodge Dakota when the passenger-side wheels went onto the shoulder. Scott reported to deputy Travis Wilson that he overcorrected, sending the truck into the ditch where it hit a large gate pole and overturned. Scott and a passenger, Madelaine Beal, 14, Burns, were transported by Peabody ambulance to Wesley Medical Center. A second passenger, Margaret Beal, 16, Burns, was uninjured. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

US-56 west of Pawnee Rd.

A 2015 GMC Acadia driven by Barry Vorhees, 45, Hutchinson, struck a deer at 6:23 p.m. Feb. 15. The vehicle was towed from the scene.


400 block S. Floral St.

Nichole Kirsten Reid of Marion reported that an unknown vehicle struck her 2013 Hyundai Elantra at 9 p.m. Feb. 11 while she was parked in the American Legion parking lot. Police noted that white had been transferred to the Elantra’s right rear fender.

Ash and B Sts.

A six-month-old dog running free was struck by a vehicle and killed when it reportedly ran out of an east ditch into northbound traffic at 7:45 p.m. at Ash and B Sts. The dog, a brown Catahoula, belonged to Connor Embree of Hillsboro. The grill of a 2012 Chevrolet Impala owned by Tabor College and driven Wendell John Loewen, 53, was damaged.

Adams and Ash Sts.

Westin Hurley Etheridge, 17, Lehigh, was issued a citation for improper passing while operating a 2003 Ford Mustang owned by Gary Etheridge at 4:45 p.m. Feb 14 near Adams and Grand Sts.

Police said the Mustang struck a 2012 Hyundai Sonata driven by Darla Thompson, 46, Hillsboro, while Thompson was attempting to turn left into a driveway in the 100 block of Adams St. Thompson had engaged her blinker but Etheridge told police he was not paying attention and did not see the signal was on.

Last modified Feb. 22, 2017