Pomona teen injured in rollover accident on K-68

LYNDON, Kan. – A Pomona teen was transported to the hospital Monday afternoon after a rollover accident on state Highway 68 south of Lyndon, while his passenger escaped with minor injury.

According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Wesley R. Ecord, 15, Pomona, was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado pickup and rounded the corner at K-68 and Adams Road, when the vehicle left the roadway for an unknown reason, overturned and came to rest in the east ditch on its passenger side.

Ecord was injured in the accident and transported to Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Mo. A passenger in the truck, Jacob Norris, 15, Lyndon, was reported as having possible injury, but he was not transported by ambulance. Both teens were wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident.


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