Woman dead, man hurt in W. Wichita crash

SEDWICK COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) A woman is dead and a man is injured following an early morning crash Saturday in west Wichita.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 6 a.m. on the northbound exit ramp to I-235.

Mareco Bonds, 47, was exiting northbound on I-235 to Central when his vehicle unexpectedly left the roadway and went into a ditch. The vehicle then struck a concrete KDOT drain at Central.

Bonds and his passenger Kelsey Hanna, 24, were taken to a hospital for treatment.

Hanna died from her injuries.

Troopers say she was not wearing a seat belt.