One dead, three hurt in Butler County crash

BUTLER COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) – One teen is dead after a car hit a large utility pole. The crash happened just before 11:15 p.m. at the intersection of Southwest 50th Street and Hopkins Switch. It is between El Dorado and Augusta.

According to the Butler County Sheriff’s Department, 19-year-old Candice L. Rector died at the scene.

Three other people were in the car when it crashed. They were taken to the hospital. One of them was in critical condition. The other two had serious injuries.

The investigation into what caused the accident is still on going.


Get breaking news, weather and traffic on the go. Download our News App and our Weather App for your phone and tablet. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.