Wichita Police Department identifies victim in fatal crash Saturday

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The Wichita Police Department has identified the victim in a fatal crash Saturday morning as 44-year-old John Eyster of Wichita.

Just after midnight, officers contacted the suspect who was driving erratically in the 100 block of South Woodlawn.

Upon arrival, they discovered the driver, a 28-year-old woman, struck Eyster with her 2006 Nissan Maxima at the intersection of Ridgewood and Douglas. EMS arrived and pronounced Eyster dead at the scene.

The investigation revealed the 28-year-old suspect was traveling on Douglas when she struck Eyster as she crossed the intersection of Ridgewood and Douglas. The suspect continued driving and was contacted by officers in the area. Alcohol is believed to be a factor.

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