KIKS & KIOL Radio News 8/7/2017

Two people are dead and one person was hurt after a head-on collision in Wilson County Friday afternoon. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports that 82 year old David Crites of Fredonia and 84 year old Olin Goins of Thayer both died in the crash. 59 year old Scotty Gober of Erie was injured in the accident on K-47 near Altoona. (8/7)
An Erie man was killed on Saturday night in an ATV crash 5 miles south of Erie on Pratt Road. According to a highway partol report, 21 year old Jonah L. DeMeritt was killed when the ATV rolled on him as it was traveling up a hill on private property. DeMeritt was taken to Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, where he was pronounced dead. (8/7)
Another ATV accident occurred on Friday afternoon in Colony that sent one person to the hospital. 58 year old Gilbert L. Green of Colony was taken to Allen County Hospital with injuries sustained in the accident that happened Friday afternoon around 4pm. Green was westbound on 4th Street, lost control and rolled 4 wheeler into the south ditch. (8/7)


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