Tonganoxie A 21-year-old Leavenworth woman was killed and her 15-month old son severely injured early Thursday in a one-vehicle accident on a county road six miles north of here.
A spokeswoman from the Leavenworth County Sheriff's Department said the accident occurred about 5:15 a.m. as Sarah E. Tresser was driving north on Leavenworth County Road 9, less than a mile south of Leavenworth County Road 8. An accident report indicated that Tresser lost control of her car when a tire blew out, causing the vehicle to run off the road and overturn.
Both Tresser and her son, Nathan Tresser, were ejected.
Sarah Tresser was pronounced dead at the scene.
Nathan Tresser was taken to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., by Life Flight helicopter. He was listed in serious condition Thursday in the hospital's intensive care unit.