Two children killed in Pratt County rollover

PRESTON, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas Highway Patrol says a second child has died from injuries suffered in a one-car accident in south-central Kansas.

The patrol says 5-year-old Navaeh Smallwood of Turon died Thursday after being hospitalized since Monday’s accident on Kansas 61 about a mile north of Preston.

Another child, 2-year-old Craigjohn Vanzandt of Turon died at the accident scene.

The patrol says 27-year-old Ginny Coates of Turon lost control of her vehicle, which went off the road and came back on the highway before rolling three times and coming to rest on its wheels.

Coates and 6-year-old Jessica Coates of Turon were treated and released after the accident.

No one was wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident.

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