Scranton woman injured in rollover accident on U.S. 56 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Scranton woman injured in rollover accident on U.S. 56

SCRANTON, Kan. – A Scranton woman was seriously injured in a one-vehicle rollover accident yesterday near Scranton.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported that around 12:12 p.m., June 29, 2021, Merle N. Parsons, 81, of Scranton, Kan., was driving a 2001 Ford F-150 pickup westbound on U.S. Highway 56, about a mile east of Scranton, when for unknown reasons the vehicle left the roadway to north. The truck rolled several times and came to rest in the ditch.

Parsons was found to be seriously injured in the crash, and she was transported to Stormont Vail Hospital, Topeka. She was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

KHP was assisted at the scene by the Osage County Sheriff’s Office and the Kansas Department of Transportation.

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