19-year-old killed in weekend crash identified

Published: May. 4, 2019 at 4:43 PM CDT
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The Wichita Police Department has identified the victim of last Saturday’s fatal crash at 9th and McLean as 19 year old Christian Bocanegra.

Bocanegra is from Wichita.

Police say speed was likely a factor in the crash.

No other vehicles were involved.


A 19-year-old man has died after a crash Saturday afternoon in downtown Wichita.

The single-vehicle crash happened around 2:22 p.m. at 9th and McLean.

Police say the man was northbound on McLean when his vehicle left the roadway, and struck a light pole. The man was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

Investigators are working on determining what led up to the crash.

Police say 9th and McLean will be closed for several hours while they continue to investigate.

The name of the victim is not being released until next of kin is notified.

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