One person dies in a rollover accident in Wabaunsee County

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Kansas Highway Patrol reports a 59-year-old woman died after the vehicle she was riding in left the highway and flipped on its top. The accident happened around 2:20 p.m. Saturday on I-170 in Wabaunsee County.

Troopers stated the vehicle was driving west when it went off the road and hit an embankment. The driver Richard McDaneld, 61, was taken to Via Christi in Manhattan. His wife, Rita McDaneld, died from her injuries.

It's unclear why the vehicle left the road.

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