Two Shawnee County youths were treated at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and released for injuries sustained in an automobile accident about 1/2 mile east of the junction of U.S. Highway 40 and County Road 442. Details were unavailable late Friday about the accident that injured Rickey King, 17, Tecumseh, and Jonathan Craig, 18, Topeka.
A 68-year-old Jefferson County man was flown by LifeStar helicopter to St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Topeka Friday evening after he was injured in a tractor accident at his home. According to a sheriff's department dispatcher, Alvin L. Hasvold was attempting to jump-start a tractor at about 6:28 p.m. when it rolled forward and pinned him to the ground. No information about his condition was available Friday night, a nursing supervisor said.