SALINA, Kan. - A Wichita man was killed in a rollover crash on I-135. Eddie John Sawyer Groff, 39, was ejected from a vehicle and died at the scene early Tuesday morning.
Saline County Deputies report around 1:30am, the 1995 Saturn sedan was traveling northbound at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control near the Bridgeport exit and rolled several times. Groff was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the backseat.
Another passenger, Angela Nash, 22, of Wichita was injured and transported to Salina Regional Heath Center by the Lindsborg Ambulance. Deputies say she was not buckled up. The driver, 22-year-old Joseph David Chavez, was cut out of the car by emergency crews and taken to a Salina hospital.
Sheriff Glen Kochanowski says that Chavez is facing charges that include involuntary manslaughter, driving with a suspended license and DUI.