Advertisement

Woman killed in fiery crash near Haysville identified

One person died and another suffered serious injuries in a car fire near Haysville Monday...
One person died and another suffered serious injuries in a car fire near Haysville Monday evening.(KWCH)
Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 8:41 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

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.

Copyright 2022 KWCH. All rights reserved.