Two Men Injured in Wreck North of Russell After Swerving to Miss Deer Herd
- Published on Tuesday, 11 December 2012 14:03
Two men from Downs were transported to Russell Regional Hospital by ambulance after they were involved in a wreck on US Highway 281 north of Russell Monday morning when the driver swerved to try to avoid a herd of deer on the roadway.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 42-year-old Timothy Horacek and 41-year-old Gary Horacek were traveling southbound on 281 approximately 10 miles north of Russell when, at around 6:30 AM, the driver swerved to miss a herd of deer in the roadway. The vehicle went off the east edge of the roadway and down a steep embankment, coming to rest on its wheels in a dry creek bed.
The 2006 Dodge pickup involved in the crash was towed by A&D Towing and both men involved were wearing their seat belts at the time of the wreck.
Extent of any injuries sustained is unknown.Read More Local News