Two dead after southeast Wichita crash

It happened near 31st Street South and Oliver

WICHITA, Kan - Two people are dead and a third has minor injuries after a traffic accident in southeast Wichita. 

It happened around 2:30 p.m. Monday at 31st Street South and Turnpike Drive, just west of the city-county fire training complex near 31st South and Oliver.  

Police said a 20-year-old woman died at the scene of the two-vehicle crash, and a 21-year-old woman died later at a hospital.   The older woman was the driver of a passenger car that collided with an SUV at the intersection.  Police said the car was making a turn from 31st onto Turnpike Drive when it was struck on the passenger side.  The driver of the SUV, a 38-year-old man, had minor injuries. 

Police are still investigating the crash. 

 

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