Chase Co. woman dies in weekend crash

LYON CO., Kan. (WIBW) One person has died after a one-vehicle accident in Lyon County early Saturday morning.

Lyon County Deputies say they were called to the 200 Block of Road 180 just before 3 a.m. Saturday.

According to the investigation, a black 2014 Chevrolet Silverado was driving westbound, by Dalton Johnson, 28, of Chase County. He lost control of the vehicle and drove into the south ditch where he hit two trees and stopped against a third.

Trista Smith, 28, of Chase County, was a passenger in the vehicle.

Both, Smith and Johnson were transported by ambulance to Newman Regional Hospital for their injuries. Smith was later transported by helicopter to Stormont-Vail Hospital.

Early Monday morning, Lyon County officials told 13 NEWS that Smith died from her injuries.

Neither occupants were wearing their seat belts at the time of the accident.

The investigation is ongoing.