One dead after hit and run in south Wichita

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Published: Oct. 2, 2022 at 3:54 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: WPD confirmed that the 35-year-old Wichita man who was hit was crossing Lincoln Street when he was struck by a black pickup truck traveling eastbound.

The Wichita Police Department (WPD) confirms that a 35-year-old Wichita man is dead after an early Sunday morning hit and run near Lincoln and Hydraulic.

The crash happened shortly after 1 a.m. on E. Lincoln St, just west of I-135. WPD says when officers got on scene they found a man in critical condition. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died from his injuries.

WPD says the vehicle involved fled the scene it’s talking with witnesses to identify the make and model of the vehicle.

If you have information, WPD says to call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.