Two Injured in Stanton County Accident

WOODLAND PARK – Two people were hospitalized after an accident near Woodland Park on Friday.

Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger says deputies were sent to the scene of the accident on Highway 35 about two miles north of Woodland Park. Unger says a pickup driven by 36-year old Travis Walker was waiting to turn onto 560th Avenue when he was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by 20-year old Jonathan Laner of Dodge.

Unger says both drivers were sent to Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk with unspecified injuries. Laner was cited for recless driving.

The accident blocked Highway 35 for about an hour.