Teen dies in west Wichita crash

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October 28, 2020 - 6:57 pm
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A teen is dead following a crash Wednesday afternoon at 9th and Tyler in west Wichita.

Investigators say speed was likely a factor in the accident when a car hit a dip in the road and went airborne.  The car then crashed into two trucks.  

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A girl, 14, who was a passenger in the car, died at the scene.  The drivers of all three vehicles suffered injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

This from Wichita Police: 

Wichita Police Department (WPD) has identified the victim of a fatal accident Wednesday as 14-year-old Aryana Lay of Wichita.  At approximately 11:40 a.m., officers responded to an injury accident in the 1000 block of North Tyler Road.  Upon arrival, officers located Lay trapped in a red Pontiac G6.  Fire and EMS attempted life-saving measures, but Lay was pronounced dead on the scene. The investigation revealed that Lay’s 38-year-old father was driving south on Tyler in a red Pontiac G6 at a high rate of speed.  He lost control of the vehicle and spun into a green Ford F-150, driven by a 41-year- male and a black Ford F-150, driven by a 65-year-old male.  Both vehicles were traveling north on Tyler.  The 38-year-old driver of the Pontiac was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.  The other two drivers were not seriously injured. 

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