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A Larned woman was injured Monday in a Finney County accident. Kansas Highway Patrol responded to the accident, and to a possible injury accident in Russell County involving an Ellsworth woman.
The Finney County accident occurred at 9:18 p.m. on U.S. 50, 5 miles north of K-156. A 2009 Nissan Versa driven by Lorraine Katherine Miller, 67, of Larned, was eastbound on Mary St., and collided with a 2014 GMC pickup driven by Justin Don Boyce, 29, of Cleo Springs, Okla., that was northbound on the U.S. 50 off-ramp. Miller failed to yield to a traffic signal and the Versa was struck on passenger side by the pickup. Both drivers were taken to St. Catherine’s Hospital in Garden City with undetermined injuries.
Miller was wearing a seat belt; Boyce was not. The vehicles were moved to a tow lot by Skeeters.
An accident occurred at 9:35 a.m. Monday on Interstate 70, about 4.5 miles east of Russell. A 1999 Chevrolet passenger car driven by Meanna Dawnl Laurin, 21, of Ellsworth, was westbound on I-70 road, 0.3 miles west of 189th St., and the driver lost control of the car on loose gravel. The car entered the north ditch and crossed over and went through a Kansas Department of Transportation fence before coming to rest in the south ditch. Laurin was taken to Russell Regional Medical Center with possible injuries. She was wearing a seat belt.
The car was removed by A and D Repair in Russell.