NEWS RELEASE ISSUED SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 BY THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
Montgomery County Sheriff Robert Dierks announced that three people were injured in an accident involving a farm truck and an ATV near Elk City on September 2nd, 2013.
Sheriff Dierks indicated that his Officers were dispatched to a report that a four-wheeler had pulled out in front of a hay truck on CR 1900 near CR 5400 at approximately 11:02 AM. Sheriff Dierks stated that 13 year old Osvaldo A. Flores had been driving a Honda four wheeler and that Flores pulled out of a field entrance onto CR 1900 in front of a 2004 Ford truck driven by 65 year old Curtis N. Heape of Elk City.
Sheriff Dierks stated that 51 year old Tammy Jackson, also of Elk City, had been a passenger in the Heape vehicle at the time of the accident. Both Heape and Jackson were transported by Independence EMS to Mercy Hospital. Flores was taken to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita by helicopter.
Sheriff Dierks stated that the accident is still under investigation.
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