BICYCLIST SENT TO HOSPITAL AFTER ACCIDENT FRIDAY IN CRAWFORD COUNTY

Date: August 6, 2022, 11:23 am

A southeast Kansas teen was taken to the hospital after a traffic accident Friday morning in Crawford County.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 37 year old Jessica Ripper of Girard, KS, was traveling Eastbound on Kansas 47 highway in a 2022 Dodge Ram, when a bicyclist attempted to cross the highway. Ripper attempted to stop but collided with the bicyclist, identified as 18 year old Landon Leeper of Girard, KS, in the middle of the eastbound lane.

Leeper was taken to Girard Medical Center with suspected minor injuries.



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