Wichita woman killed in W. Sedgwick County crash

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A Wichita woman died in a crash in the western part of Sedgwick County Monday morning.

The accident happened before 8:00 a.m. near 343rd Street West and U.S. Highway 54.  The location was the scene of four separate accidents at the time.

Troopers said a cargo van swerved to avoid stopped traffic, went through the median and struck a car head-on.  The driver of the car, 30-year-old Mendi Cotter, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The van driver was seriously hurt

Witnesses said fog has limited visibility in the area this morning.   

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