County deputy killed in collision in south-central Kansas
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A county deputy in south-central Kansas was killed when another vehicle collided with her squad car while the officer was responding to a disturbance call.
Sedgwick County Deputy Sidnee Carter died at the scene of the crash that happened about 9:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of two roads near Maize, authorities said.
The other driver was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, the sheriff’s office said.
The 22-year-old Carter had served in the county detention office for about 18 months before transferring to the law enforcement bureau in February. She graduated from the law enforcement academy in July.
Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter said the deputy was headed south on 135th Street West and the other driver was going west on 29th Street North when the collision occurred. There are stop signs for 29th but not for 135th, Easter said.
The crash remains under investigation.