Two killed in early-morning crash in SW Wichita

Two die in accident at K-42 and S 119th St. W
Two die in accident at K-42 and S 119th St. W(KWCH)
Published: Jan. 24, 2022 at 4:38 AM CST
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update noon: The Kansas Highway Patrol identified 54-year-old David Curtis of Wichita and 45-year-old Ryan Davis of Medicine Lodge as the men killed in Monday morning’s crash.

Curtis was driving south on S 119th St. W, making a left turn on eastbound K-42, when he was struck by Davis’ vehicle, which was traveling west on K-42.

Update 7:30 a.m. The Kansas Highway Patrol said the two people killed in the crash were a white man in his 50s from Wichita and a white man in his 40s from Barber County.

The KHP believes one of the drivers failed to yield at a stop, but it hasn’t yet determined which one.

Two people were killed in an early-morning crash at K-42 and S 119th St West on Monday, dispatch confirmed.

The initial call came in as one code black -- a deceased patient -- and one code blue, a patient not breathing. It was later confirmed that two people were killed.

Authorities advise drivers to avoid the area as they investigate the crash and work to clear the scene.

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