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Atwood woman hospitalized in accident


ATWOOD -- An Atwood woman was hospitalized Monday for injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident south of Atwood on Monday morning.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, two vehicles were traveling southbound on Kansas Highway 25 near milemarker 215 when the accident occurred.

One of the vehicles reported moved to the right edge of the roadway, appearing to pull over or turn right. The second vehicle then attempted to pass on the left, but struck the first vehicle after that car started to turn left instead.

Marla K. Reinert, 56, Atwood, was taken to Rawlins County Hospital for an injury. She was wearing a seatbelt.

The other driver, Tal Joseph Earl, 27, Logan, was not injured. He also was wearing a seatbelt, according to the KHP report.