Injury Accident April 4, 2013

Subject:  Injury accident            

Date:  April 5, 2013                                                         



From:  Sheriff Dan Peak


On April 4 at 4:25 p.m., Crawford County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an injury accident on K-126 Hwy, just west of US 69 Hwy.

A 2012 Chevrolet Cruze, driven by Melanie Puffinbarger of Franklin, KS was westbound on K- 126 Highway from US 69 Highway when the vehicle was observed swerving from shoulder to shoulder before veering off the roadway striking a sign post and then continuing down the embankment, colliding with a utility pole.  The driver was transported to Via Christi for unknown injuries.  The collision is still under investigation by the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office.