Woman dies after crashing into trash truck west of Valley Center

KSN – October 31, 2018

One woman died in an accident Tuesday afternoon west of Valley Center. It happened in the 8900 block of North Ridge Road just before 2 p.m.

According to the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Department, a 65-year-old woman was driving a Chevy Lumina and hit a Waste Management trash truck that was collecting garbage.

Authorities believe she may have had a medical condition. She did not slow down before crashing into the truck.

Right now, her identity hasn’t been released. The trash truck operator wasn’t injured.

Ridge Road is closed near the accident as crews investigate.


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