Teen Dies After Car Crashes into Flooded Ditch

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

ELDORADO, Kan. (AP) _ The Kansas Highway Patrol says a teenager is dead after her car hydroplaned on wet pavement and crashed into a flooded ditch in El Dorado.

Troopers said 15-year-old Bayleigh Stovall of El Dorado died after her car washed into a drainage ditch Monday night and eventually became submerged. She was first taken Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital in El Dorado and transferred to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

A Highway Patrol report said Stovall died shortly before 4 a.m. Tuesday.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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