Grant Accident

By: News Release
Jan 10th, 2018

One Vehicle Crash
On January 9, 2018 at approximately 12:20 a.m., Evan Mckernan, age 20, of Lancaster, and his passenger, Leann Hanzel, age 19, of Lancaster were traveling east in a 1990 Nissan truck, on Irish Hollow Rd in the Township of Potosi. Mckernan failed to maintain control of his vehicle, left the roadway, traveled down an embankment, and struck a tree. Mckernan was transported to Grant Regional with life threatening injuries and Hanzel was transported with non-life threatening injuries. Assisting at the scene was Lancaster Police Department, Potosi Fire Department, Potosi EMS, and Bennett's Towing. The crash remains under investigation.