Overnight crash in southeast Wichita kills one

November 09, 2019 - 7:18 am
Wichita Police vehicle



A man died in a single-car crash in southeast Wichita.

The accident took place around 11:50 Friday night, at Mt. Vernon and south Bluff Street.  A 59 year-old man was traveling east on Mt. Vernon when his vehicle left the road and struck a utility pole.  

When emergency personnel arrived, they found the man pinned inside the car.  Wichita Fire Department crews got the man out but he died at the scene.

The man's name has not been released and the accident remains under investigation.  Police say speed may have been a factor in the crash.

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