Man arrested on suspicion of DUI following a deadly crash Saturday in southwest Wichita


(Courtesy: Sedgwick County)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Police say a Wichita man has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and causing a crash that killed a woman and seriously injured others on Saturday afternoon at Pawnee and Glenn.

Police say a vehicle driven by 32-year-old Michael Wayne Walker was on the wrong side of the road when the crash occurred, killing 74-year-old Rita Hawkins, of Wichita.

Police say Hawkins was among three people injured in the wreck who were taken to hospitals. She later died of her injuries.

Police say Walker was later booked into the Sedgwick County Jail on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and several other counts.

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