One of two people were taken to Hutchinson Regional Medical Center Monday afternoon following a crash between a car and a field cultivator being pulled by a tractor has died. That is the word we have received from Reno County Sheriff Captain Wayne Baughman. He says he received the word from Death Scene Investigator John Tracy who handles death investigations for the county.
Mary Ann Regehr of Buhler was a passenger in the vehicle driven by her husband, 89-year-old Eldo Regehr. He along with his wife were both transported to the hospital, where Mary Ann Regehr has died.
The accident Monday happened just before 4 p.m., when emergency personnel were sent to the 10,000 block of north Buhler Rd., where a 2004 Mercury passenger car, south bound on Buhler Rd., struck the rear of a field cultivator being pulled by a 1973, 4320 John Deere tractor.
The tractor was driven by 64-year-old Gilbert Regier of Inman. Gilbert was treated at the scene and released.