May 21, 2020 5:30 PM

Sheriff: Speed, alcohol a factor in fatal Kansas crash

Posted May 21, 2020 5:30 PM
First responders on the scene of the fatal crash -photo courtesy KWCH
First responders on the scene of the fatal crash -photo courtesy KWCH

SEDGWICK COUNTY —One person died in an accident   Wednesday in Sedgwick County.

Just after 8p.m., deputies were dispatched to the area of Pawnee and Woodlawn and located a 1974 GMC pickup that had rolled, according to Lt Tim Myers. It appeared both occupants of the pickup were ejected during the rollover.

First responders located 55-year-old Joseph Cenicola near the vehicle.  He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Deputies found 57-year-old James Cenicola approximately 100 feet from the vehicle. He was transported by ambulance to Wesley Hospital with severe injuries, according to Myers.  

 Speed and alcohol were possible factors in the accident, according to Myers.  The accident remains under investigation.