Kansas Highway Patrol
A 59-year-old McLouth woman was killed in a vehicle accident early Friday about three miles west of McLouth in Jefferson County.
Donna Marie Peine was driving her vehicle on Kansas Highway 16 at about 4:15 a.m. Peine tried to turn south onto Wellman Road, but slid into the ditch on the north side of the road. Her truck then rolled twice, landing on the roof.
Peine, who was ejected from the vehicle and pinned underneath, died at the scene. According to Mark Engholm, Kansas Highway Patrol information officer, she had not been wearing a seat belt.
An obituary for Ms. Peine appears on page 2A.
A Tonganoxie man's vehicle was broken into between Friday night and Saturday night while parked in the 400 block of East Fourth Street. Items totaling about $200 were stolen.
Items totaling $43 were taken from a Tonganoxie woman's vehicle between Friday night and Saturday night while it was parked in the 400 block of East Fourth Street.
Someone stole an hydraulic motor from a construction site at B&J Apple Market, U.S. Highway 24-40 and Ridge Street, during the past few weeks.
Leavenworth County Sheriff
A vehicle driven by Frank Starnsky, 45, Bonner Springs, was traveling south on County Road 2 at 8:30 a.m. Sunday when it collided with a deer.
A vehicle driven by Kelly Morton, 29, Tonganoxie, was traveling east on Kansas Highway 92 about 6:30 a.m. Friday when she lost control of her vehicle on ice and went into a ditch.
Vehicles driven by David Vandruff, 29, Leavenworth, and Gwendolyn Williams Parks, 50, Leavenworth, collided about 6 a.m. Friday on Kansas Highway 7.
A vehicle driven by a 15-year-old Leavenworth girl was traveling north on County Road 17, south of Kansas Highway 192, about 6 a.m. Thursday when the vehicle went off the road in an attempt to avoid hitting a deer.
More than $70,000 damage resulted from a semi truck/tractor fire in the 16000 block of Linwood Road about noon last Wednesday. The semi truck/tractor was owned by Freeman Construction, Shawnee.
A 27-year-old Bonner Springs man reported someone obtained blank personal checks similar to his commercially produced checks. The checks were used to purchase numerous items. None of the man's personal checks were stolen.
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