WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - A 23-year-old Wichita man has been charged with leaving the scene of a crash that killed two people, including a KAKE First Alert Storm tracker, last month.

Colin Becker made his first court appearance on Monday and was charged with one felony count of leaving the scene of an accident. Attorney's in the case are scheduled to discuss it with District Court Judge Eric Williams on May 16.

 

Colin Becker (Sedgwick County Jail)

The crash happened near 17th Street North and Tyler Road at around 2:20 a.m. April 16. Police said Fowler and Ward were heading northbound on Tyler and were stuck by 2011 Dodge Dakota at 17th Street. The pickup then fled the scene.

Jacob Fowler and Levi Ward, both 20 years old, died in the crash. Becker was later arrested when his father brought him back to the scene talk to investigators.

Ward, the motorcycle passenger, was a storm chaser and KAKE First Alert Storm Tracker.