Woman killed in N. Wichita crash identified
Wichita police have identified a woman killed in a crash Monday night as 28-year-old Sierra Frost, of Wichita.
Police say officers were dispatched to the report of an injury crash at the intersection of West 53rd St. N. and N. Charles Street around 10:10 p.m.
Officers arrived and found a a partially overturned silver Ford Escape and a black Honda Crosstour that had collided.
Investigators learned a 27-year-old man driving the Escape was traveling south on Charles Street and ran a stop sign at W. 53rd Street. His vehicle struck the Honda, which was traveling west on 53rd Street. The Escape struck an electric utility pole and overturned on its side.
Officers located Frost inside of the Escape unresponsive. She was a passenger in the SUV. EMS performed life-saving measures, but she died from her injuries.
The 27-year-old man driving the Escape was taken to the hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
The 72-year-old man driving the Honda was not hurt.
Police say the accident remains under investigation.
A woman in her late 20s died in a Monday night crash reported a little east of 53rd Street North and Meridian in north Wichita.
The two-vehicle crash, reported a little before 10:30 p.m. Monday, happened at 53rd North and Charles. Investigators worked to piece together what led up to the crash, talking with witnesses and drivers of both vehicles involved.
Police say the woman who died was a passenger in a vehicle that rolled. The driver of the vehicle, a man, suffered serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.
As of midnight, police remained on scene and expected the area to remain closed off for the next few hours. Crews from Evergy responded to replace a power pole that snapped as a result of the crash.