Patrol identifies man killed in north Wichita crash

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The Kansas Highway Patrol has identified a 49-year-old man who died in a crash in north Wichita. 

The call came in just before 7:45 p.m. on Monday. Emergency crews responded to a single-vehicle accident near 21st Street North and I-135. 

The Kansas Highway Patrol says Lashon Harding was driving northbound on I-135 and passing traffic in the left lane. There was an active construction zone that was moving traffic to the right two lanes when he lost control of his Cadillac DeVille and went off the roadway, into the east ditch and hit a light pole. 

Harding, of Wichita, died from injuries sustained in the accident. 

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