(SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kan.) — Two people are dead after separate accidents Friday night.
One crash happened on the Kansas Turnpike near Andover. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the driver lost control of an SUV on an icy overpass and rolled down an embankment.
54-year-old Ramio Lopez of Emporia was killed. Several others were hurt.Troopers say lopez was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
The other fatal wreck happened just east of Udall in Cowley County. The Cowley County Sheriff's Office says the driver lost control on the ice across the Walnut River Bridge and crashed.
The driver was thrown from the car and pronounced dead at the scene
Three others were hurt in the crash, one of them critically.