2 Kan. teens dead, 1 hospitalized after rollover crash

Hays Post – May 27, 2015

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a second teenager in Tuesday’s Elk County accident died.

Cameron R. Russell, 17, Howard, died Wednesday morning at Wesley Medical Center.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1997 Ford passenger vehicle driven by Damon L. Wilson, 16, Howard, was southbound on U.S. 99 three miles north of Howard just after 11 p.m.

The vehicle rear passenger tire ruptured while trying to pass another vehicle.

The Ford entered the east ditch and rolled several times before coming to rest on its top.

Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to Webb & Rodrick Funeral Home.

Eagle Med flew passengers Cameron R. Russell, 17, Howard, and Brandon J. Wolfe, 18, Moline, to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

Wilson was not wearing a seat belt according to the KHP.



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