The Wilson Police Chief was injured Friday morning when he was struck by a vehicle just east of Wilson.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, at 9:08 AM Friday, a 2010 Pontiac passenger car driven by 39-year-old Amanda Ann Thrasher of Wilson was eastbound on Old Highway 40 approximately one mile east of Wilson.
The Pontiac struck a parked and unoccupied 2014 Ford SUV registered to the Ellsworth County Sheriff’s Department.
The Sheriff’s Department SUV then struck a parked and unoccupied 2015 Ford SUV registered to the Wilson Police Department.
The Police Department SUV then struck a pedestrian, 69-year-old Wilson Police Chief Robert Charles Doepp of Wilson.
Doepp was injured and taken to Ellsworth County Medical Center.
Thrasher was listed as receiving a possible injury, but was not taken to the hospital.
Thrasher was buckled up.
Story by David Elliott / KRSL Radio