Stanton couple hospitalized following accident

STANTON -  The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office investigated a two-vehicle accident yesterday (Sunday) morning, that injured two Stanton residents.  The accident occurred at around 9:30 on Hwy 24 near Crown Road when a westbound vehicle driven by Larry Nutter, 76 struck the rear of a fertilizer trailer being towed by a pickup.  Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger says both Nutter and his wife, Ellen Nutter, 64 suffered head injuries and were taken to Faith Regional Health Services by Stanton and Norfolk Fire & Rescue units.  The driver of the pickup Randy Anderson of rural Norfolk declined medical treatment at the scene.  Seatbelts did not appear to be in use.