Two residents of northern Leavenworth County who were critically injured in a house explosion June 21 and taken to Kansas University Medical Center remain there. Kelly Carreno, 22, was listed in fair condition Monday afternoon. Jason, 22, Kelly's husband, was in serious condition. The couple's daughter was born after they arrived at the hospital. The baby, Sierra Sue, was released June 26.
A 33-year-old McLouth man remained Monday at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. Timothy Hoffsett suffered facial injuries in a June 16 vehicle accident west of Tonganoxie.
Leavenworth County Sheriff
A vehicle driven by Shea Hart, 17, Leavenworth, was traveling north on Kansas Highway 5, near milemarker 17, near a series of tight curves. His vehicle left the roadway at about 9:45 p.m. last Wednesday. The vehicle then overturned. Hart and Nathan Erdman, 16, Lansing, were ejected from the vehicle. Another passenger, Jeff Leitsch, 16, Lansing, was partially ejected, but his arm was trapped under the front windshield bar, sheriff's reports said. Leitsch was transported by LifeStar to KU Medical Center where he was treated and released Thursday. Hart and Erdman were taken to St. John's Hospital where they were treated and released.
Judith Spaulding, 64, Tonganoxie, reported that her mailbox had been smashed around 1 a.m. last Wednesday. The estimated damage was $15, sheriff's reports said.
A vehicle driven by Kevin Elmer, 28, Leavenworth, was traveling south on County Road 5, just north of County Road 9, when a deer ran out in the road around 6:30 a.m. last Wednesday. Elmer's vehicle, which struck the deer, was disabled and suffered over $500 in damage, sheriff's reports said.
A vehicle driven by Leana Leslie, 31, Tonganoxie, was traveling east on Kansas Avenue when she saw an oncoming vehicle driving along the centerline around 8:05 a.m. Friday. Leslie drove her vehicle on the shoulder to avoid being struck and her vehicle went off the road into a ditch. There were no injuries to Leslie or the two passengers. The estimated damages were unknown, according to sheriff's reports.
A vehicle driven by Brock Robson, 16, Eudora, was traveling on Kansas Highway 32 at 230th Street when Robson fell asleep at the wheel and headed into a ditch at 5:45 p.m. Friday. Robson's vehicle overturned, creating more than $500 damage. There were no injuries, sheriff's reports said.