One killed in crash in south Sedgwick County

Scene of a fatal crash in southwest Sedgwick County. (Photo: KSN/John SMith)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – One person was killed in a fatal crash in south Sedgwick County Sunday afternoon.

Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office deputies say a citizen discovered the crash near 47th Street South and West Street shortly before 4:45 p.m. and called 911.

Officers said the vehicle apparently had been there for some time.  The person inside the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators say the vehicle was headed southbound on West St. when it drove up the berm at the edge of the Valley Center Floodway and rolled over into the floodway itself.

Dispatchers said West Street was blocked for northbound traffic at 55th Street South for a while.

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