June 28, 2021 at 1:50pm
The Linn County Sheriff’s Office received several calls from subjects on US 69 of a vehicle crash at approximately 1:50pm. Linn County Sheriff’s Deputies, Linn County Fire and American Medical Response all responded to the scene that was reported near the 96 mile marker in the northbound lane, north of Pleasanton, Ks. On arrival, it was determined that the 2013 Toyota Corolla had hydroplaned and ended up in the ditch. The vehicle was driven by Caitlyn Riley of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Heavy Rain was reported at the time of the crash.
Another vehicle crash was reported southbound on US 69 near the 96 mile marker near the same time. Upon arrival to the scene it was determined that a 2019 Chevrolet passenger car had hydroplaned and ran off the roadway and into the ditch. The car was driven by Jordan Schwartz of Warrensburg, Missouri.
June 28, 2021 at 3:50pm
A 911 call came into the Linn County Sheriff’s Office warning of a head on crash that had occurred on US 69 Highway near the 100 mile marker. The reporting party warned of injuries and vehicles blocking the lane of travel. A 2015 Buick Lacrosse 4 Dr Passenger Car was southbound on US 69 Hwy at or about the 100 mile-marker; The vehicle was driven by George Raymond of Redfield, Kansas. The road surface on US 69 Hwy was reported to have standing water. As Mr. Raymond was southbound on US 69 Hwy, a silver 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Pickup Truck was in the opposite lane, traveling northbound on US 69, the 2003 Chevrolet was being driven by Mark Walls of LaCygne, Kansas. As the 2015 Buick was southbound, the driver lost control of the vehicle as it drove through standing water, spinning out of control across the median, striking the 2003 Chevrolet in the driver’s side. The Chevrolet pickup then spun out of control eventually coming to rest, off the edge of the roadway. There were no injuries, frontal airbags were deployed in both vehicles. Both vehicles had to be removed from the scene by towing equipment.