Injury accident

Purcell Police investigated a two-vehicle injury accident at the intersection of 180th and SH 74 just after 8 a.m. Monday. Investigating officer Sgt. Todd Carpenter said Alvin Lewis Draper, 36, of Lexington, and a passenger in his 2011 Ford F150, Lewis Summer, 38 of Crawford, NE, were both injured and transported to Norman Regional Hospital. Carpenter said a commercial vehicle failed to yield at the stop sign at the intersection and struck the pickup. The pickup spun around and came to rest 131 feet from the point of impact. The driver of the commercial vehicle was Owen Edgar Penny, 61, of Alex. He was issued a citation, according to the police report.

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