WICHITA, Kan-- Two people were killed in an early morning accident in rural Sedgwick County.
The accident happened around 1 a.m. on 103rd St. South about a quarter mile east Broadway. 103rd St. South is a dirt road, located two miles north of the Sedgwick-Sumner county line.
A red 1990's model Chevrolet pickup lost control and crashed, rolling onto its' roof in the ditch.
There were two people inside the truck, both from Arkansas. The Sedgwick County Sheriffs Office says the driver was a 63-year-old man and the passenger was a 54 year-old woman.
Officers on the scene of the accident say the pair were not wearing seatbelts and were ejected from the truck. They were taken to a local hospital where they both died. Officers believe speed is a possible cause for the accident.
The names of the victims have not been released.
Two people were killed in a rollover crash in south Sedgwick County east of Broadway.
It happened shortly before 1 a.m. when dispatch was called to a single vehicle rollover accident near 103rd St. South.
Sgt. Justin Antle said that upon arrival police located 2 people with serious injuries. Both individuals were transported to St. Francis.
They both were pronounced dead a short time after their arrival at the hospital.
Police are contacting next of kin and the scene is still under investigation.
The victims were driving in an older model pick-up truck and officers say they were heading east on 103rd.
Sgt. Antle states that both of the victims were not wearing seat belts and that speed was a factor in the accident. They also suspect that the road switching from pavement to dirt might have something to do with what caused the accident.
The identity of the victims have not been released.