Two injured in rollover accident near Scranton Sunday

SCRANTON, Kan. – A single-car rollover accident near Scranton, Kan., sent two people to the hospital with injuries Sunday.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Brian Kenneth Penn, 36, Emporia, Kan., was driving a 2000 Toyota Tundra eastbound on U.S. Highway 56 south of Scranton at 12 p.m. July 8, 2018, when the vehicle hit debris in the roadway. Penn lost control and the vehicle went off the roadway to the left, rolling one and a half times.

Penn and a passenger in the vehicle, Jennifer Lea Lindsey, 26, Emporia, were both disabled in the accident and transported by ambulance to Stormont Vail Hospital, Topeka, Kan. Another passenger, James Lee McBroom, 24, Emporia, was not injured in the crash.

The crash location is near US 56 milepost 400 or about 200 feet north of 173rd Street.

The KHP report did not note whether the vehicle’s occupants were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash. KHP investigated the accident.

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