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2 injured in accident near Hoxie


HOXIE -- Two individuals sustained injuries in a one-vehicle accident in Sheridan County early Saturday morning.

Donovan L. Schamberger, 20, Hoxie, and passenger Lindsey M. Sterkel, 20, Berthoud, were transported to the Sheridan County Hospital following an accident that occurred approximately 9 miles south of Hoxie at about 4 a.m.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Schamberger was driving south in a 2006 Chevrolet pickup on Kansas Highway 23. The pickup entered the west ditch, jumped over a cement culvert and struck the ground with its front end. It rolled and then came to rest in the west ditch facing north.

Both Schamberger and Sterkel were reported to have been wearing seatbelts.