Archive for Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Manhattan woman dies in 24-40 accident near Reno

October 4, 2011

A 77-year-old Manhattan woman died in a one-vehicle accident in Leavenworth County this past weekend.

The accident occurred just before 5 p.m. Sunday just north of Reno, or about 3 miles south of Tonganoxie.

Eleanor G. Stolzer was driving a 2009 Mercedes car east on U.S. Highway 24-40 when she failed to negotiate a curve on the road, according to Kansas Highway Patrol reports. The vehicle struck the guardrail on the right shoulder and overturned in the ditch. Stolzer was pronounced dead at the scene.

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