One dead in car accident in northern Kansas

Accident - KSN File
Accident - KSN File

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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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