Salina teen killed, other hurt in rollover accident

Published On: Aug 06 2014 10:34:26 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 26 2014 08:37:53 PM CDT
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A teenager has died after a rollover accident in north central Kansas.

It happened on U.S. Highway 81, southeast of Minneapolis, just before 2 p.m. Saturday.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 17-year-old Paige Tope, Salina, was driving north when she swerved onto the right shoulder, over-corrected and rolled through the median. Tope was taken to a Salina hospital for treatment.

A passenger, 18-year-old Reed Ash, Salina, died at the scene. Troopers said Ash was not wearing a seat belt.

The cause remains under investigation.