SEDGWICK COUNTY— Law enforcement authorities have identified the victims in a fatal crash and fire just before 8:30p.m. Wednesday in rural Sedgwick County.
According to the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Department, a pickup driven by Darold Hale of Goddard was southbound on 183rd Street West approaching MacArthur. The driver failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with a westbound semi driven by Michael Harber of Wichita.
Both vehicles became engulfed in flames, according to the sheriff’s department.
Hale and a passenger Colleen Hale of Goddard were pronounced dead at the scene and transported to the the Sedgwick County Forensics Center.
Harber refused treatment. The accident remains under investigation.