SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) – The Sedgwick County Sheriffs Office has identified the people involved in Friday’s fatal crash as Jessica Noel, 32; Anaiah Brady, 10; Jeffrey Thompson III, 4; Hank Thompson, 4-month-old; and Mack Thompson, 1. Authorities said Mack Thomson died in the hospital Saturday morning.
According to the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office, Noel was driving southbound on 263rd Street West when a grain truck heading east on 71st Street South failed to stop at a stop sign and crashed into the SUV.
A family member sent KSN News the following statement:
My heart and my family are broken over the loss of my sister-in-law and my four nieces and nephews. There are just no words….Thank you to ever who has reached out by email, text, or otherwise. We are taking it one day at a time. Thoughts and prayers are all that’s needed, but if you are able to give more to cover the medical bills and funeral expenses the Go Fund Me link my daughter created is below. Thank you. I love you all.
If you are interested in helping the family financially you can click here.
Four people are dead and one critically injured in a crash at the intersection of 71st Street South and 263rd Street West Friday. The call came in around 4:30 p.m.
The four people who died include one adult and three young children. Another child was transported to a local hospital with critical injuries. They were reported to have been in an SUV that was driving southbound on 263rd Street West. The SUV collided with a grain truck at the intersection of 71st Street South. The grain truck driver was uninjured in the crash.
Officials are still investigating the cause of the crash. Rescue crews have closed down traffic in all directions within a one-mile perimeter of the crash site as they continue to investigate the scene.