Fatality Accident 08.24.21
MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: AUGUST 25, 2021
AGENCY: SEDGWICK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
LOCATION: WICHITA/SEDGWICK COUNTY, KANSAS
TELEPHONE: (316) 660-3900
CONTACT: LIEUTENANT BENJAMIN BLICK
On August 24, 2021, at 6:08 P.M., deputies were dispatched to a vehicle injury accident near the intersection of 79th Street South and Hillside. During the collision investigation deputies learned an eastbound Nissan Rogue operated by a 61 year old female struck a northbound Chevy Malibu operated by a 53 year old female. The operator of the Malibu crossed the centerline and lost control as she was negotiating a curve at the intersection.
The operator of the Chevy Malibu, Dana Pabst of Wellington, died at the scene.
The operator of the Nissan Rogue was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The circumstances of the collision are under investigation.
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