At 9:02 p.m. on Feb. 20, a 2002 Ford pickup owned by Seth E. Alexander of Garden City was westbound on U.S. highway 156 at mile marker 132 when he lost control on icy roads and crossed the center line. Alexander entered the south ditch and rolled one time coming to rest on its wheels, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol crash log.
Alexander, 19, was injured in the wreck and transported to Great Bend Regional Hospital. He was wearing his seatbelt. He was treated and released.
The Barton County Sheriff’s Office reported that there have numerous slide-offs, wrecks and cars stuck in drifts in the county due to the snow.