February 8, 2023

Leoti man hospitalized in Scott County accident

Scott County, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–A Leoti man sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident Tuesday evening in Scott County.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 1999 GMC Suburban driven by 73-year-old Wayne W. Scofield of Leoti was westbound on Kansas Highway 96 at Modoc Lane, when he rear-ended by a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado driven by 64-year-old Tina M. Turley of Scott City. The Turley vehicle was turning north on Modoc Lane.

After contact, the Scofield vehicle exited to the north and came to rest on private property.

Scofield was taken to Scott County Hospital for minor injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the KHP report. Turley was not injured in the accident and was wearing a seatbelt.