WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The Wichita Police Department has identified the driver who died in a single-car crash Saturday evening as 19-year-old Aaron Franco from Wichita.
According to the Wichita Police Department, they received a report around 7:23 p.m. for the report of a single-car crash in the 700 block of E. 17th St. N.
Police arrived and found Franco unconscious in the driver’s seat. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment but later died.
An investigation revealed he was driving east on 17th Street when he lost control and hit a utility pole.
The WPD says speed and impairment are believed to be contributing factors in the crash.