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2 die, 2 hurt when car goes off the side of a Sedgwick County road, crashes into a pole


WICHITA, Kansas — Authorities say two people are dead and two others are hurt after a Sedgwick County crash.

The Wichita Eagle ( ) reports that the crash happened early Wednesday afternoon when a car went off a road and struck a utility pole on the passenger side. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office says the victims were 17-year-old Derrick Burnett and 15-year-old Dontrez J. Williams. The 19-year-old driver and a 20-year-old passenger were taken to area hospitals.

Lt. Lin Dehning says investigators think speed played a role in the crash.

Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle,

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