Man dies after being hit by car in west Wichita

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

A 52-year-old Wichita man has died after he was hit by a vehicle on West Kellogg late Saturday.

Officer Charley Davidson on Tuesday morning said that Timothy Shank had died. Police at the scene said Shank was either trying to cross Kellogg or, for some other reason, was walking along the highway. 

He was hit by a sedan in the 3100 block at around 9 p.m. 

Several vehicles witnessed the crash and stopped. Police said that the driver of the car that hit the pedestrian did render medical aid. 


Previous story:

A man in his 50s was critically hurt after being hit by a car on Kellogg. 

Police on scene say a sedan with two people inside hit the man. It is not known why the man was not in a vehicle along Kellogg; either he was trying to cross the road or for some other reason walking along the highway. 

Traffic is expected to be shut down on Kellogg along westbound lanes from Meridian Street to West Street until at least 11:30 p.m.

The collision happened around 9:00 p.m.; several vehicles witnessed the crash and stopped. Police say that the driver of the car that hit the pedestrian did render medical aid. At this time, police are not asking for any additional witnesses. 

The Wichita Police Department's Critical Accident Team is following up on the accident. 

Police do no suspect the driver of the sedan to be under the influence of alcohol.

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