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Kansas Couple, Married 1 Day, Killed in Crash

Local officials said the cause of the accident is under investigation

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    The couple got married on Friday. By Monday they were both dead. (Published Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017)

    A traffic accident in Kansas has claimed the lives of a husband and wife, just one day after their marriage.

    The Wichita Eagle reports that the accident happened around 6:30 p.m. Saturday near Clearwater. The driver of a truck, Austin Wesson, was pronounced dead at the scene. His 19-year-old wife, Rebekah Bouma, died about 12:30 a.m. Monday at a hospital.

    Bouma and Wesson married on Friday.


    Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office Lt. Lin Dehning says the cause of the accident is under investigation.

    Clearwater is about 20 miles southwest of Wichita.