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Police identify man killed in S. Wichita crash Thursday night

Man dies in crash near 27th Street South and South Seneca in south Wichita
Man dies in crash near 27th Street South and South Seneca in south Wichita(kwch)
Published: Jul. 9, 2020 at 8:42 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - (Update): Wichita Police have identified the man who died in a fatal accident Thursday night.

22-year-old Malik Hayden was killed in a single-vehicle accident at Seneca and Greenfield.

There was also a 23-year-old woman in the car with Hayden and remains hospitalized.

Hayden was not wearing a seat belt, according to police.

The Wichita Police Department Thursday night responded to the scene of a deadly crash near West 27th Street South and South Seneca, in south Wichita.

Police said a man in his early to mid 20′s died at the scene. They said he was driving the Chevy Sedan that was traveling north on Seneca when the car crossed the center line, hit a curb and then struck a tree. A female passenger in the car was taken to a local hospital with critical injuries.

Police remain on scene, working to piece together what led up to the crash. As of about 9 p.m., officers were interviewing witnesses and anticipated that southbound Seneca from 27th Street South to Casado Street would be blocked off for several hours.

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One person is dead, another seriously injured after a Thursday night crash in south Wichita.

The crash happened at about 8 p.m. near West Greenfield Street and South Seneca. This is near West 27th Street South and South Seneca.

Southbound Seneca is blocked as first responders work to clear the scene and investigate what led up to the crash. We have a crew on the scene to gather further information as it comes available.

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