Deputy's were dispatched to Edson today for a construction site accident. When Deputy's arrived on scene they provided first aid until emergency medical crews arrived. The construction worker fell approximately 10 feet. He was transported to Goodland Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The report reflects that the victim was transported by Northwest Kansas Emergency Medical Services- Sherman County, also on scene was Sherman County City Of Goodland / Sherman Co. Rural Fire Depts.


At 2:30 PM Sherman County Deputy's were dispatched to the 5400 block of RD 17  for a report of man who had fallen from some scaffolding. Upon arrival deputy's preformed first aid until EMS units arrived. Witnesses on scene told deputy's that the victim had fallen about 8-10 feet. The individual was transported to Goodland Regional Medical Center by NWKS EMS. Members of City Of Goodland / Sherman Co. Rural Fire Depts. were on scene as well to assist.


I70 WB Closed from Burlington to Limon for multiple accidents due to blowing dirt.

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Flooding has caused I70 to close eastbound lanes between exit 9 and 12. All interstate traffic has been diverted to HWY. 24.  We plan extra patrols in that area to control the extra traffic. Lane closure is expected to last up to 7 days. Please plan your travel plans accordingly.


The Sherman County Sheriff’s Office offer their deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers for the family and friends of the victim of a single car accident early this morning.   On September 3, 2013 at 12:56 am, Sherman County Sheriff and Deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover on Highway 24 approximately 3/10 of a mile east of Road 14.  The driver was transported to Goodland Regional Medical Center by ambulance where the driver was pronounced deceased.  The evidence indicates the vehicle was traveling east bound on Highway 24, lost control, and rolled several times.   Out of respect for the family, we are not releasing the name.


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