Lyon County Sheriff

The Emporia Gazette

A Council Grove man was transported following a one-vehicle accident on US-56, Tuesday afternoon.

According to Lyon County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Gifford, Lyon County Deputies and Emporia/Lyon County EMS were dispatched to the 400 block of US Highway 56 for reports of an injury accident around 1:12 p.m.

41-year-old David Cullip of Council Grove was traveling westbound in a 2008 Ford Fusion on the highway when he left the roadway for unknown reasons. Cullip was transported by Lifestar to Wesley Medical Center with “non-life-threatening injuries.”

He was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The investigation is ongoing by the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.

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