One dead in car accident in northern Kansas

Accident road OTS

SALINA, Kansas – The Kansas Highway Patrol confirms the death of a passenger in a car accident about 10 miles north of Salina shortly before 2 p.m.

The car was headed northbound on Highway 81 in the right hand lane, when it suddenly swerved onto the right shoulder, then over corrected then rolled through the median.

The female driver and male passenger of the car were taken to Salina Regional Hospital where the male was declared dead.

The female sustained injuries, but the extent of the injuries were not reported.

The KHP report said the male was not wearing safety restraints at the time of the incident.

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