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UPDATE: Kansas man dies after struggle with police

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Kansas City, Kansas police say a man died after a brief struggle with officers.

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City, Kansas police say a man died after a brief struggle with officers.

Police on Friday identified the man as 44-year-old Craig J. McKinnis.

Officers who stopped McKinnis' car Thursday evening for a traffic violation determined he was wanted on a criminal warrant.

The man resisted arrest and tried to flee, police said in a statement. After a brief struggle, officers realized the man needed medical attention and called for emergency responders and tried to help the man.

McKinnis was taken to a hospital and later died.


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