11-year-old killed in accident

WICHITA — Police are investigating a late afternoon traffic accident that took the life of an 11-year-old boy.

Emergency dispatchers said the one-car accident occurred about 4:45 p.m. today at Skinner and Silver, which is a block north of Mount Vernon near the east bank of the Arkansas River.

The boy died after he was ejected from the car, which rolled over on top of him, dispatchers said. A second victim, who was thought to be the 15-year-old driver, was taken to Via Christi on St. Francis for treatment of minor injuries.

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