Clearwater City councilmember killed in rural Sumner County crash

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Published: May. 28, 2023 at 10:45 PM CDT
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CALDWELL, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: Social media posts from the Clearwater Fire Department and the City of Clearwater have identified the person killed in Sunday night’s crash north of Caldwell as Clearwater City Councilmember William “Tex” Titterington.

The fire department confirmed Titterington “lost his life [Sunday] night in a tragic car accident in rural Sumner County.”

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family,” the Clearwater Fire Department said.

The City of Clearwater shared a similar message, offering “thoughts, prayers and love” for Titterington’s wife “and the entire family.”

Original report:

The Sumner County Sheriff’s Office confirmed one person is dead and another is in critical condition after a crash Sunday.

Lt. Mike Friday said the crash happened near 120th St. S. and K-49, north of Caldwell.

Friday said two vehicles were involved. One driver died at the scene. The other was taken in critical condition to a Wichita hospital.

The department said more details will be provided once the investigation is complete.