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One dead in north Wichita accident

One dead in north Wichita accident

By George Lawson and Jacob Weston. CREATED Mar 5, 2014

Police are on the scene of an injury accident in north Wichita, and one person has been killed while another has serious injuries.

The accident was reported around 3:30 in the 2200 block of North Jackson,  west of the intersection of 21st and Waco.  Police lieutenant Alan Prince said witnesses reported a car going south on Jackson at high speed from 22nd Street.  Prince said the car almost hit a mail truck and then went out of control and hit a tree on the east side of the street.    The driver went to a hospital with serious injuries and the passenger was killed.   Their names have not been released.

Police blocked traffic on Jackson while the crash was under investigation.