17-year-old girl dies in single-vehicle rollover crash

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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) -- Kansas Highway Patrol says a 17-year-old girl died in an accident on I-135 near Harry Sunday morning after the driver of the vehicle lost control.

KHP crash logs indicate that the vehicle was traveling northbound on I-135, struck the concrete wall, then overturned.

The passenger, Diana Lopez, 17 of Park City, was ejected from the vehicle. Lopez was taken to the hospital in serious condition and later died.

The driver of the vehicle, a 17-year-old from Wichita, was also taken to the hospital with possible injuries.

Authorities say Lopez was not wearing a seatbelt during the crash; her 17-year-old driver was wearing one.

The crash shut down northbound lanes of I-135 for a couple hours Sunday morning. Traffic was diverted to Pawnee while crews assessed the scene.