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Polo resident injured in Ray County crash

A Polo resident was injured Thursday afternoon in a collision at a Ray County intersection. Eighty three-year-old Wendelin Herman received moderate injuries and was taken to the Liberty Hospital. Herman was westbound on Highway 210 when he allegedly failed to yield to a vehicle driven by 54-year-old Tricia Maynard of Richmond who wasn’t hurt. Both […]

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Three injured in Caldwell County crash

Three people were injured early Tuesday evening in a Caldwell County, two-vehicle, accident approximately one-half west of Hamilton. The crash involved a sport utility vehicle westbound on Highway 36 and a pickup northbound on Route P. All three were taken by ambulances to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. The highway patrol listed injuries as minor […]

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Two-vehicle crash north of La Plata injures six

Four members of a La Plata family and a couple from South Dakota sustained injuries when a pickup truck struck a sports utility vehicle two miles north of La Plata Thursday evening. The Highway Patrol reports La Plata residents 13-year-old Elaine and 11-year-old Olivia Larson received moderate injuries and were transported by ambulance to the […]

Traffic Accident

Crash in Trenton at 9th and Kitty injures two

The Trenton Police Department reports one driver was treated for injuries and received a citation, and another driver complained of pain following a two-car accident at East Ninth and Kitty streets Tuesday afternoon. Emergency medical services treated 85-year-old Mary Edna Wallace of Trenton at the scene, and she reportedly refused transport to the hospital.  Sixty-two-year-old […]

Fatal Crash

Train hits trash truck killing Macon man

A Macon man has died after a train engine struck a trash truck three miles north of Clark Friday afternoon. The Highway Patrol reports 36-year-old Nathan Dunlap drove west on County Road 2655 when he failed to yield to the train engine, operated by Scott Pope of Decatur, Illinois. The Randolph County Coroner pronounced Dunlap […]

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Five car crash injures three Wednesday morning

The Highway Patrol reports a Polo woman was one of three individuals injured in an accident involving five vehicles south of Kearney Wednesday morning. Fifty-one-year-old Richard Ojeda of Polo, 23-year-old Amanda Tyne of Lawson, 46-year-old Jacki Ohrenberg of Lawson, and 30-year-old Katherine McClure of Polo all were stopped in congested traffic on southbound Interstate 35 […]