Industrial accident sends Olpe man to hospital

EMPORIA, Kan. (KSNT) – According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, at 9:23 Monday morning, Emporia/Lyon County Ambulance and Lyon  County Sheriff Deputy responded to ½ mile West of Road H on Road 80 for a  Industrial accident.

Sixty-year-old Arlen Stueve of rural Olpe and a sign crew employee for Lyon County Highway Department was injured when the sign auger safety chain broke as it was being loaded back in the transport position.

Stueve was transported to Newman  Regional Health with non-life threatening  injuries to his head and hand.



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