One man dead after crash in southeast Sedgwick County

DERBY, Kan. (KSNW) - UPDATE: Authorities have released the identity of the man killed in a single-vehicle crash in Derby Wednesday night.

Joshua A. Howard, 26, of Rose Hill. The passenger in the car, who is still in critical condition, has been identified as Austin G. Young, also of Rose Hill.


Authorities said a 26-year-old man died and a 25-year-old man was seriously injured following a single-vehicle crash near Derby Wednesday night.

The crash happened around 10 p.m. near 79th St. South and 127th St. East.

The two men were pinned after a car crashed into a tree.

"We don't know what caused the people to hit the tree, but that's what were going to do in the investigation," said Lt. Dan Hershberger, Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department.

The sheriff's department said the passenger was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

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