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Two injured in Sunday accident

2/4/2014

Two Almena residents were injured early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle accident just after midnight in Norton County.

Two Almena residents were injured early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle accident just after midnight in Norton County.

Stephanie R. Stone, 23, was eastbound on U.S. Highway 36 approximately 0.3 mile east of Norton when she traveled across a private drive and entered the south ditch.

Her vehicle sideswiped a power pole, struck the support cable and came to rest in the south ditch.

Stone was taken to Norton County Hospital in Norton, as was her passenger, Cody Hardy, 24.

Neither were wearing seatbelts.