Child killed in NE Wichita crash

Near 21st St N & Rock Rd

WICHITA, Kan. - A 6-year-old boy died in a crash Thursday night, at 21st and Rock. 

Wichita police say the boy and his dad were in a white Jeep, around 11:15 p.m.,  when the dad crossed the center line, overcorrected, and hit a curb. The driver overcorrected again and hit a second curb, causing the SUV to roll. The dad and his son were thrown from the vehicle, which ended up in a yard.

The boy died at the scene and the 23-year-old was taken to a hospital in critical condition. 

Investigators are still working to find exactly what caused the crash. No specifics were available as of Friday morning. More details may be released next week. 

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