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UPDATE: Salina Man Killed in Wednesday Morning Crash

KSAL StaffJuly 20, 2016

A Salina man was killed in a head-on collision on Interstate 70 east of Salina early Wednesday morning.

Saline County Sheriff Deputy Ricky Heinrich told KSAL News at the scene that a 2002 silver Jaguar was headed west. As the car was approaching the area of the Niles Road exit, for an unknown reason it crossed the median into oncoming traffic. The Jaguar collided head-on with a 2006 silver Ford Mustang that was headed east.

The driver of the Jaguar has been identified as 29-year-old Aaron Finch, from Riley County. The driver of the Mustang was 46-year-old David Widner of Salina.

Saline County Undersheriff Roger Soldan says that Widner was killed in the crash. Finch was critically injured, and transported by EMS to Salina Regional Health Center.

The crash happened at about 6:30 Wednesday morning, about eight miles east of Salina on Interstate 70.

ORIGINAL: One person was killed in a head-on collision on Interstate 70 east of Salina early Wednesday morning.

Saline County Sheriff Deputy Ricky Heinrich told KSAL News at the scene that a silver Jaguar was headed west. As the car was approaching the area of the Niles Road exit, for an unknown reason it crossed the median into oncoming traffic. The Jaguar collided head-on with a Mustang that was headed east.

Heinrich says that one of the drivers was killed in the crash. The other was critically injured, and transported by EMS to Salina Regional Health Center to be flown to a Wichita hospital.

Names were not released, pending  notification of family.

The crash happened at about 6:30 Wednesday morning, about eight miles east of Salina on Interstate 70.

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