Boy killed, 18-year-old seriously injured in Jewell County crash
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A boy was killed in a crash in Mankato, Kansas, late Saturday night.
The one-vehicle crash happened just before midnight Saturday at 101 N. McRoberts St., the Kansas Highway Patrol’s crash log shows. That’s near Mankato’s City Park.
The driver, 18-year-old Elliott Whiteside, drove his Toyota 4Runner off the road and into the ditch. The SUV was airborne for about 20 feet, the crash log said, before landing and hitting a tree.
The boy, a passenger in the SUV, was ejected and killed.
Whiteside sustained serious injuries in the crash.
Neither was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the wreck.
Whiteside is from North Carolina. The minor is from Mankato. His age is unknown.
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