Woman killed in fiery crash near Haysville identified
SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office has identified a woman killed in a fiery crash on Monday.
The accident happened around 7:49 p.m. near 55th Street South and West Street, near Haysville.
The sheriff’s office said 69-year-old Donna O’Reilly of Wichita died when the 2003 Buick Regal she was a passenger in, left the roadway, struck a tree and caught fire. The driver, a 73-year-old man, and also O’Reilly’s husband, was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The circumstances of the collision are under investigation, according to the sheriff’s office.
Police and fire investigators are trying to figure out what led up to a deadly car fire near Haysville.
Dispatchers confirm crews were called out to the area of 55th St. S. and West Street around 7:50 p.m. for grass on fire.
They arrived on the scene to find a vehicle on fire and one person dead inside. Another person has been transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
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