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Police identify man killed in N. Wichita hit-and-run Wednesday night

Wichita police investigate a reported hit-and-run crash that left one person dead at 27th North and Arkansas Wednesday night (Sept. 2, 2020).
Wichita police investigate a reported hit-and-run crash that left one person dead at 27th North and Arkansas Wednesday night (Sept. 2, 2020).(KWCH)
Published: Sep. 2, 2020 at 9:23 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update, Sept. 3, 2020 - Wichita police identified the man killed in a hit-and-run on Wednesday night.

Police said 56-year-old Harold Long was struck by what officers believe was a black Chevy Tahoe. They believe the SUV sustained front end damage during the crash.

Police said 21 people have died in accidents in Wichita this year.

Sept. 2, 2020 - One person died from their injuries Wednesday night after being hit by a vehicle in north Wichita. Police describe that person as a 50-year-old man who lived in the area of the scene near 27th North and Arkansas.

Police on the scene responded to the report of a hit-and-run a little before 9 p.m. As of about 10:15 p.m., police were talking with witnesses, working to get a description of the vehicle reported to have fled from the scene after hitting the man. They were also working to gather security-cam footage for insight into what happened.

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