Hoxie man hurt in Friday morning accident

HOXIE — A Hoxie man was hospitalized after an accident early Friday morning in Sheridan County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2001 Dodge pickup driven by Joshua A. Mader, 26, was westbound on U.S. 24 5 miles east of Hoxie when the truck crossed the center line, entered the south ditch, hit a culvert and then struck an embankment.

Mader was taken to Sheridan County Health Complex for treatment. The KHP said he was not wearing a seat belt.