One dead in south Wichita crash on icy ramp

December 16, 2019 - 4:54 am
One dead in south Wichita crash on icy ramp

Sedgwick County Dispatch confirmed one person died in a rollover accident at the south junction of I-235 and I-135 in south Wichita.  That crash took place around 11:20 a.m. Sunday. 

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol a pickup truck was on the ramp from southbound I-235 to northbound I-235 when the driver lost control on the ice and the vehicle rolled over across the road winding up in the median on its top. 

The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.  The passenger, 21-year-old Jimmy Romero of Wichita, was pronounced dead at the scene.  According to the KHP Romero was not wearing a seat belt.

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