A local man and Jewell County Commissioner was injured in an accident just after 1p.m. Monday in Republic County.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2011 Ford F-250 driven by Mark D. Fleming, age 53 of rural Formoso was eastbound on U.S. 36 three miles northeast of Courtland.
The pickup entered the south ditch, vaulted over a field entrance drive, landed, struck a power pole and came to rest in a creek.
Fleming was transported to Republic County Hospital in Belleville and reportedly suffered a fractured jaw and other injuries. He was properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the KHP.