Buhler Woman Injured In Reno County Crash

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Tuesday, August 4, 2012

A woman is recovering from injuries after an accident in Reno County.

It happened near Kent Rd. and 43rd Ave. around 6:30 p.m. Monday.

The Reno County Sheriff's Department said Russell Farris Jr., 59, of Hutchinson was driving south on Kent Rd., when he failed to yield to a westbound car. His pickup truck struck the left-side of the car, pushing it into a barbed wire fence.

Farris was not seriously hurt and refused treatment. Steven Murry, 49, of Buhler, was taken to Hutchinson Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A passenger, 32-year-old Monica Murray, was pinned inside the vehicle had to be extricated. She was flown to a Wichita hospital for treatment. Hospital officials said she remains in good condition.

Investigators said all were wearing a seat belt. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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