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2 injured in Rooks County crash

5/18/2014

PLAINVILLE -- Two Rooks County residents were injured in an accident early Friday morning.

Colton T. Wise, 18, Plainville, and Stephen J. Desaire, 34, Palco, were taken to Rooks County Health Center with injuries, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

Both vehicles were traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 183 approximately 6 miles north of Plainville at 1:40 a.m. when the accident occurred.

Wise was turning east on County Road Q, and Desaire also attempted to make the turn behind him, but lost control of his vehicle, according to the report. His vehicle struck Wise's truck, then overturned in the north ditch.

Both were wearing seat belts.