Police identify man killed in SE Wichita crash

Published: Nov. 9, 2019 at 3:43 AM CST
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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Wichita police have identified a man killed in a crash on Nov. 8 as 59-year-old Sylvester Curry.

Police say Curry's gray Buick LeSabre struck a utility pole around 11:50 p.m. near Mt. Vernon and Bluff.

They say he was going east on Mt. Vernon when his vehicle left the road and hit the pole.

Firefighters had to extricate Curry from the vehicle. They say he died on the scene.

No other vehicles were involved and no other people were in the vehicle.

Police say they're still investigating the cause of the crash.


Saturday, November 9, 2019

A 59-year-old man has died after crashing his car into a utility pole overnight.

Emergency crews were called to E. Mt Vernon and S. Bluff Street just before midnight.

When they got there, they found a vehicle that struck a pole with a man trapped inside.

They were able to get the man out, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police do not know why he lost control and struck the pole. No other vehicles were involved.