Feb 11, 2020 11:30 AM

Kingman County accident sends one to hospital Monday

Posted Feb 11, 2020 11:30 AM

ZENDA, Kan. — A Tennessee woman was taken to the hospital after an accident in Kingman County Monday afternoon.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, two vehicles were westbound on K-42 3 miles west of Zenda just before 1:30 p.m., when a 2020 Jeep driven by 50-year-old Patricia J. Leroux of Tracy City, Tennessee tried to pass a 2011 Chevy 3500 pickup truck driven by 29-year-old Hilary Dawn Erickson of Alva, Oklahoma as it was turning. The Jeep sideswiped the truck and the truck rolled over in the ditch.

Leroux was taken to Kingman County Hospital complaining of pain. Erickson was not hurt. Both were buckled up.

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Threat of violence investigated in McPherson Monday

MCPHERSON, Kan. — The McPherson Police Department investigated a threat to commit violence at the McPherson Middle School on Monday.

According to a release from the department, on Monday afternoon, McPherson Police received a report concerning a 13-year-old student possibly threatening to commit violence at the McPherson Middle School. The McPherson Police Department has investigated the incident and taken the student into custody for disorderly conduct.

The McPherson Police Department takes reports of incidents like these seriously, since they say, “A threat of violence is an act of violence.”

Anyone with information regarding this incident or any other criminal activity is asked the contact the McPherson Police Department at (620) 245-1266 or McPherson County Crime Stoppers at (620) 241-1122.