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These accident reports were released this past week by law enforcement agencies:


Diamond Rd. north of 210th Rd.

Driving at what deputy Landis Goodman’s report stated was a speed too fast for conditions, Kara N. Wasemiller, 35, Wichita, lost control of her 2002 Buick LeSabre at 2 p.m. Dec. 22, driving it off the road to the right and then to the left, where it overturned in a ditch. No injuries were reported, but the car had to be towed. No tickets were issued.

290th Rd. east of Sunflower Rd.

Alexius H. Kendrick, 23, rural Marion, hit a deer carcass lying in the road at 11:58 p.m. Dec. 24. Passengers in her 2018 Hyundai Sonata, which was damaged but remained functional, were Lynette M. Kendrick, 44, of the same address and Kaden D. Ward, 22, Hillsboro.

US-56/K-15 east of Diamond Rd.

Daniel B. Wiens, 35, Inman, hit a deer at 5:40 p.m. Dec. 26 with his 2011 Chevrolet Traverse, which had to be towed. Passengers included Ashley Wiens, 34, and children Cooper, 13; Dietrich, 5; and Stella Wiens, 4, all of the same address.

140th Rd. east of Quail Creek Rd.

Patrick O. Dye, 47, Marion, reported an hour later that he had hit a deer at 5:10 p.m. Dec. 27 with his 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, which was damaged but remained functional.

340th Rd. west of Timber Rd.

Michella L. Klenda, 31, rural Lincolnville, hit a deer at 5:45 p.m. Dec. 27 with a 2021 Ford Explorer owned by passenger Bradley J. Klenda, 31, of the same address. Other passengers were 4-year-old Henlee and infant Ella Klenda. The vehicle sustained what was reported as disabling damage but was removed by the owner.

Nighthawk Rd. south of 150th Rd.

Karen L. Larsen, 52, Peabody, hit a deer at 7:45 a.m. Dec. 29 with her 2015 Jeep Ranger, which was damaged but remained functional.

Clover Rd. south of 180th Rd.

Matthew L. Druse, 35, Marion, hit a deer at 6:12 p.m. Dec. 30 with his 2017 Chevrolet Silverado, which was damaged but remained functional.


700 block of S. Ash St.

Charissa Y. Benda, 32, Hillsboro, backed her 1992 Ford Ranger into a 2016 Ford Fusion parked behind her at 2:36 p.m. Dec. 27 in Salem Home’s parking lot.

The parked car, owned by Hannah Bradley of rural Hillsboro, sustained damage to its left rear quarter panel. Benda’s pickup was not damaged.

600 block of Orchard Dr.

Leland W. Arnold, 74, Hillsboro, backed his 2001 GMC Yukon into a parked 2017 Dodge Charger at 4:39 p.m. Dec. 27 in Dollar General’s parking lot.

The parked car, owned by Tracy A. Reeves of Hillsboro, sustained damage to its front bumper. Arnold’s pickup was not damaged.

D St. and Stadium Dr.

A 2014 Mazda MZ6 driven by Joshua Garcia, 19, of Tomball, Texas, slid on slick streets at 1:29 p.m. Sunday into the rear of a 2016 Hyundai Veloster driven by Kaleonahenani E. Vincent, 20, Park City.

Vincent had slowed to turn onto Stadium. Dr. Garcia, who was behind her on D St., could not stop in time to avoid a collision.

Officer David D. Funk’s report blamed the accident on icy or slushy roads and on Garcia following too closely and driving too fast for conditions. No tickets were issued.

Angela D. Vincent, 46, and Kekoailanakila T. Vincent, 18, of the same Park City address were passengers in Vincent’s Hyundai.

Garcia’s Mazda was listed as belonging to Ydalia M. Apolinar of Alvarado, Texas.

Both vehicles were damaged but operable.

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