Jan 14, 2020 8:00 AM

KHP: Driver traveling too fast for conditions in fatal crash

Posted Jan 14, 2020 8:00 AM
First responders near the accident scene Monday photo courtesy KWCH
First responders near the accident scene Monday photo courtesy KWCH

SEDGWICK COUNTY —One person died in an accident just before 8a.m. Monday in Sedgwick County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2006 Toyota Tundra driven by  Arnold Jackie Thompson III, 33, Cadiz, OH., was eastbound on U.S. 54 at East 327th Street.

The driver was traveling too fast for conditions. The pickup slid off the roadway through the median. It struck and rolled over the guardrail, and landed on the driver's side in the westbound lanes of the highway.

Thompson was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the KHP.

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Kan. man faces 7 years in prison for dollar store robbery
Williams photo Harvey County

WICHITA, KAN. – A Kansas man pleaded guilty Jan. 13, to committing an armed robbery at a Family Dollar in south Wichita, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister.

 Toney D. Williams, 25, Wichita, Kan., pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of robbery. In his plea, he admitted that on Oct. 1, 2019, he displayed a handgun when he robbed a Family Dollar at 2301 S. Seneca.

 Sentencing is set for April 13. Both parties have agreed to recommend a sentence of 84 months in federal prison.