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Accidents reported

K-15 north of U.S. 56

Cheryl Matthews, 67, 1501 Wreath Ave., Manhattan, over-corrected while driving south on K-15 and struck a culvert and fence to the right of the road at 10:20 a.m. Jan. 3. Matthews was taken to Hillsboro Community Hospital by Marion County EMS by 11:31 a.m. Matthews was driving a 1992 Chrysler passenger car registered to Roger Matthews, same address.

190th Road east of Oldmill Road

Jenae Koontz, 20, 304 S. Main St., Hillsboro, left the road for an unknown reason while driving west on 190th, struck a tree, and her vehicle overturned at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 28. Bentley Shafer, 11, months was a passenger in the vehicle. Koontz and Shafer were taken to HCH by Marion Ambulance. Koontz was driving her 2000 Pontiac passenger car.

U.S. 77 and 110th Road

Driving a Florence ambulance, Brian Clay, 62, 127 W. 7th St., Florence, struck Leslie Riggs, 19, who was partially parked in the southbound lane of U.S. 77 at 7:35 a.m. Dec. 23. Eric Clay, 41, 1023 Marion St., Florence, reported he stepped out of the vehicle to check Riggs when the ambulance pulled forward, trapping him between vehicles. He was taken to St. Luke Hospital by Marion County EMS by 8:53 a.m. Riggs was driving her 1997 Ford passenger car. The 2005 Ford ambulance is registered to Marion County.

900 block of 330th Road

Shelley Kaiser, 36, 408 Topeka St., Lincolnville, lost control of her vehicle on the icy roadway, east on 330th, and struck an embankment at 2:10 p.m. Dec. 31. No injuries were reported in the accident. Kaiser was driving her 2008 Honda sport utility vehicle.

Quail Creek Road north of 290th Road

April Bell, 29, 210 E. 4th St., Ramona, lost control of her vehicle and slid into the southbound ditch of Quail Creek Road at 12:48 p.m. Dec. 31. Stephen Biller, 28, 210 E. 4th St., Ramona, was a passenger in the vehicle. No injuries were reported in the accident. Bell was driving her 2003 Chevrolet passenger car.

Milepost 302 of U.S. 56

Dennis Hamm, 49, 604 S. Washington St., Hillsboro, struck a deer while driving east on U.S. 56 at 5:25 p.m. Dec. 30. Hamm was driving his 2008 Dodge passenger car.

U.S. 50 east of Old Mill Road

Cecelia Schmidt-McLeod, 51, 256 N. Shefford St., Wichita, struck Lloyd Ballou, 64, 1920 Commanche Court, Junction City, driving west on U.S. 50 after falling asleep at the wheel at 11 p.m. Dec. 29. No injuries were reported in the accident. Schmidt-McLeod was driving her 2006 Honda sport utility vehicle. Ballou was driving a 2007 tractor-trailer registered to Titus transport, 1635 W. First St., Granite City, Ill.

Nighthawk Road north of 160th Road

Ashley Shaft, 18, struck a culvert after leaving Nighthawk Road for an unknown reason at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 28. The car then caught on fire from the impact. Shaft was transported to St. Luke by Marion ambulance. Shaft was driving her 2000 Chevrolet passenger car.

U.S. 56 west of Remington Road

Robert Hamilton, 46, 1311 Avenue E., Dodge City, struck a deer while driving east on U.S. 56 at 11 p.m. Dec. 28. Hamilston was driving a 2012 Volvo truck and trailer registered to Decker Truck Line, 4000 5th Ave., Fort Dodge, Iowa.

U.S. 50 and Mustang Road

Brandon Marple, 23, 407 Maple St., Peabody, struck Kenneth Koslowsky, 65, 114 S. Adams St., Hillsboro, at 6:45 p.m. Dec. 31. Koslowsky was making a left turn onto Mustang when Marple struck the rear end of his vehicle. No injuries were reported as a result of the accident. Marple was driving his 1999 Dodge passenger car. Koslowsky was driving his 1999 Chevrolet passenger car.

1200 block of Indigo Road

Jeffrey Liebegott, 34, 415 S. Ash St., Hillsboro, lost control of his vehicle driving north on an icy Indigo Road and struck a tree, fence, and culvert at 1:30 a.m. Dec. 20. Liebegott was driving his 1996 Pontiac passenger car. No injuries were reported as a result of the accident.

Milepost 306 of U.S. 50

Paulino Torres, 32, 3012 S. 10th St., Kansas City, struck a deer driving west on U.S. 50 at 12:30 a.m. Dec. 23. Torres was driving his 2004 Chevrolet passenger car.

Last modified Jan. 10, 2013