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Smith Center residents injured in accident


KENSINGTON -- Two Smith Center residents were hospitalized for possible injuries after a one-vehicle accident Thursday.

Rachel H. Long, 31, and Rhonda Lynn Neilson, 62, were taken to Smith County Memorial Hospital after the accident, which occurred at about 5:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 36 1 mile east of Kensington.

According to information from the Kansas Highway Patrol, the vehicle entered the south ditch. Long over-corrected and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle overturned after entering the ditch.

Neither was wearing a safety restraint.