TOPEKA, Kan. (KAKE) - Governor Laura Kelly, in accordance with Executive Order #20-30, has ordered that flags throughout the State of Kansas be flown at half-staff on all state buildings, grounds, and facilities on Friday, October 14, 2022, in honor of Sedgwick County Sheriff's Deputy Sidnee Carter.

Deputy Carter was killed on duty when the Highway Patrol says another driver ran a stop sign on Friday, October 7 and hit her. 

"Today, I've ordered flags statewide be flown at half-staff to honor Sedgwick County Sheriff's Deputy Sidnee Carter, who was known for her caring heart and ability to make people smile," Governor Laura Kelly said. "I offer my condolences to Deputy Carter's family as they grieve during this challenging time."

Deputy Carter will be interred the morning of Friday, October 14, in Wichita.