Suspect dead following crash with stolen vehicle in south Wichita

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police said a suspect is dead following a crash in a stolen red Chevy Cruze. The crash happened just after 6 a.m. at the intersection of MacArthur and Meridian.

According to police, a person was warming their Cruze in the 700 block of W. Lockwood when it was stolen.

Police pursued the Cruze at 47th and Meridian, and it crashed at the intersection of MacArthur and Meridian with a Toyota Corolla. The Cruze then struck a telephone pole.

“The driver of the stolen car was ejected and died on the scene,” said Capt. Wendell Nicholson, Wichita Police Department.

The Kansas Highway Patrol identified the victim as 36-year-old Donald Tucker.

The 64-year-old woman from Norwich driving the Toyota was transported with injuries.

The intersection was closed as crews investigated. The Kansas Highway Patrol is assisting in the investigation.

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