Two separate accidents in Geary county sent three people to the hospital on Friday evening. Shortly after 7 p.m. deputies responded to K-18 Highway mile marker 166 for a single vehicle non-injury accident. Kevin Langdon, of Talmage, was driving a 2006 Buick Lucerne eastbound when a cow entered the roadway. Langdon was unable to avoid striking the animal.
Two hours later deputies responded to U.S. 77 mile marker 145 for a two vehicle injury accident. Jeff Prafke, of Dwight, was traveling northbound in his 1999 Ford Escort when he crossed the center line striking Stephen Newey of Herington who was driving a 2003 Cadillac CTS. Both vehicles left the roadway and rolled into opposite sides of U.S. 77. Prafke was flown to a Salina Hospital. Newey and his passenger were transported to Geary Community Hospital.