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Couple hurt in Ark City crash

Marion residents Bob and Judy Priest were injured Friday afternoon when their car was struck on the outskirts of Arkansas City while traveling to a wedding.

According to the Arkansas City police accident report, a 2006 Chevrolet Impala driven by Scottlen D. Thompson, 18, Arkansas City, was turning from a stop sign at US-77 and Madison Ave. and drove into the path of the Priests’ 2011 Lexus 350.

Thompson reported pain in his chest and should. Angelia L. Becker, 17, Dexter, a passenger in the Impala, reported pain in her left lower leg.

Bob Priest reported no pain but had a laceration on his left hand. Judy Priest complained of minor pain, but was transferred to Wesley Hospital after being examined at the Arkansas City hospital.

Thompson was cited for having no driver’s license and failure to yield.

Last modified June 9, 2022