Feb 12, 2020 8:39 PM

Two women from Newton injured in violent I-70 crash

Posted Feb 12, 2020 8:39 PM

VICTORIA, Kan. — Two Harvey County residents were injured in an accident Wednesday morning in Ellis County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a car driven by  63-year-old Cindy Sue Conlon, of Newton, was westbound on Interstate 70 near Walker Avenue.

Conlon failed to negotiate a curve, left the roadway, struck a cross over, went airborne and rolled once into the median.

Both Conlon and a passenger 25-year-old Caitlin Suzanne Conlon, also of Newton, were transported to Hays Medical Center. They were properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the KHP.

The accident happened around 11 a.m. four-miles east of Victoria or about 12 miles east of Hays.

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Reno County Sheriff's Office vehicles sporting new look
The Reno Co. Sheriff's Department recently changed the look on their patrol cars. The new logo on the left is reflective and more easily seen. The old decals were in use since 1996.

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — You probably have noticed a bit of a change to the patrol vehicles for the Reno County Sheriff's Office.

Recently the department changed the graphics on those vehicles. According to the department, the old graphics were from 1996 and they felt a change was needed.

The new decals are reflective and easily seen, they also incorporate the current six-point Sheriff's Badge.

The department says they used a local business for the decal work.