Texas woman dies in crash but 4 others had minor injuries

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SUMNER COUNTY, Kan. (AP) — A 55-year-old Texas woman died after a vehicle she was riding in drove off the highway in south-central Kansas and rolled Saturday afternoon.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said the crash happened along U.S. Highway 81 in Sumner County shortly before 1 p.m. Saturday.

The Wichita Eagle reports the 2008 Nissan Sentra that Irene Vazquez De Salinas was riding in wound up in a line of trees after it struck a culvert and rolled.

Vazquez De Salinas of Pharr, Texas, was killed in the crash, but four other people in the car sustained only minor injuries.

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