The Hutchinson News

ELLSWORTH -- A Colorado teenager was injured Thursday morning when her car left the roadway and hit a tree on Interstate 70.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Tessa Eve Zee, 18, Erie, Colorado, was westbound on I-70 about 10 miles north of Ellsworth at about 10:30 a.m. in a 2003 Jeep Liberty. She was changing from the right lane to the left lane, lost control, entered the north ditch and hit the tree.

She was taken to Ellsworth County Medical Center with injuries.

She was wearing a seat belt.

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