July 4, 2022

Five Injured in ATV, Semi Accident Outside Copeland


Copeland, KS (westernkansasnews.com) A number of injury accidents were reported in our area this weekend.  The most serious came at US 56 and County Road 3 in Gray County outside Copeland around 7 Saturday night.  An ATV attempted to turn left when a semi tried to pass causing the collision.  

Four members of the Yost family where in the ATV 35 year old Andrew and 33 year old Sara along with two children 7 and 4 years of age.  All were taken to St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.  59 year old William Bartz of Portales, Florida was taken to Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City.

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Sunday a Straight Truck driver was involved in an accident while trying to over-correct on US 169 two miles east of Ulysses.  The vehicle rolled over injuring 39 year old Jerry Breese of Ulysses.  He was taken to Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital.