Cheney teen killed in weekend crash identified

WICHITA — The 17-year-old Cheney girl who died Sunday from injuries she received in a crash late Saturday night has been identified as Emily Slusser.

She was driving north on 375th Street West, north of 55th South, near Cheney, when she crashed into a culvert and was ejected, authorities have said.

She was taken to Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis, where she died shortly after 10 a.m. Sunday.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, Sedgwick County Sheriff's Capt. George Mason said today.