WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Authorities have arrested a 22-year-old Wichita man who allegedly fled from deputies and crashed a car, killing his passenger. 

Sedgwick County Jail records show Harry Rediker was booked Saturday night for first-degree murder in commission of a felony, flee and elude, interference with law enforcement and a parole violation. He was held on $250,000 bond Monday morning. 

The sheriff's office said that just before 5:30 a.m. Saturday, deputies attempted to stop a Hyundai Elantra for traffic violations on Kellogg Drive. Rediker allegedly failed to stop and fled. 

A release from the sheriff's office said Rediker's car left the roadway at Hoover and Taft and hit a utility pole, ending the pursuit. Rediker and his passenger, 38-year-old Lindsey Garmon, were taken to a local hospital.

Rediker's injuries were minor, but Garmon later died. She was from Wellington. 

Additional information about the incident was not released. 

According to Kansas Department of Corrections records, Rediker is on parole for criminal possession of a weapon, flee or elude LEO, and theft. He was last parole on December 29 and listed as an absconder as of January 9. 


Harry Rediker (Kansas Dept. of Corrections, July 2022)