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Man, 81, dies after accident at Rock, 47th South

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at 10:01 a.m.
  • Updated Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at 3:44 p.m.

An 81-year-old Andover man has died after a two-vehicle accident at 47th Street South and Rock Road on Wednesday morning, a sheriff’s official said.

The 81-year-old man, who was driving one of the vehicles, was taken in critical condition to Wesley Medical Center, said Sedgwick County sheriff’s Lt. David Mattingly. The man, who had initially been reported to be 70, was pronounced dead at the hospital, Mattingly said. A passenger in the same vehicle had minor injuries as did a passenger in the second vehicle, he said.

The accident was reported at 7:53 a.m.

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