1 killed, 1 hurt in West Wichita car accident

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One man has died and another was hurt in an in west Wichita. 

The accident happened around 1:30 a.m. in the 300 block of Edwards Street, that's near Second and Meridian. Investigators say a truck had hit curb , and a tree was on fire in front of a home. An officer was able to pull the 29-year-old passenger from the vehicle, but the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger was taken to the hospital. Investigators say they do believe alcohol was a factor.

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