LYON COUNTY, KS. (THECOUNT) — Ian Ellender of Hartford, Kansas, and Chelsea Moore of Hunt, Texas, have been identified as the victims in a Monday fatal UTV crash in Lyon County.

Ellender, was seriously hurt, and Moore was killed, in a Monday morning Polaris RZR crash in Hartford.


According to reports, the pair were traveling in the red Polaris RZR on the 400 block of rural Road V, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle rolled over into a ditch around 6 a.m. Monday. Both riders were ejected.

Ellender was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries.

Moore was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Lyon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 33,690. The county seat and largest city is Emporia. The county was named for General Nathaniel Lyon, who was killed at the Battle of Wilson’s Creek in the Civil War – Wikipedia.