DATE: August 26, 2013
TO: All Media
FROM: Sheriff Dan Peak
RE: Injury Accident
On 08-26-2013 at approximately 1151 hours, Crawford County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to approximately .4 miles north of Quincy Street on U69 Highway in reference to a one vehicle injury accident at that location.
42-year old Michelle Scott of Pittsburg, KS was driving a 2010 Kia passenger car north on U69 Highway when she entered the east ditch approximately .4 miles north of Quincy Street. Scott traveled through the ditch for approximately 300 feet before striking trees and brush east of the roadway. Scott suffered possible injuries in the accident.
Scott was transported to Via Christi Hospital by Crawford County E.M.S. Scott could not recall if she was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident. The accident is under investigation by the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office. Also assisting at the scene was the Pittsburg Police Department.