One killed, two injured in Haskell County crash

11/24/2012

By The Telegram

By The Telegram

A Dodge City woman was killed and two others were injured in a one vehicle accident Thursday night in Haskell County.

Crystal Lou Dillon, 22, died from injuries sustained from the crash, which occurred five miles east of the U.S. Highway 83/Kansas Highway 144 intersection.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Dillon was driving a 2005 Buick eastbound on K144. For an unknown reason, the vehicle went left of center and Dillon over corrected to the right, left the roadway, then slid sideways and rolled three to four times. She was ejected from the vehicle.

One of the passengers, Lucy Dillon, 29, Ulysses, was taken to Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital, but officials would not release information about her condition.

The other passenger, Mario E. Dillon, 24, Ulysses, was taken to St. Catherine Hospital and then flown to Via Christi Hospital in Wichita, where he was in serious condition Friday.

According to the KHP, the driver was not wearing a safety restraint. Both passengers were wearing safety restraints.

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