Man killed in accident at I-235 and Meridian

Wichita Police (KSN File Photo)
Wichita Police (KSN File Photo)

WICHITA, Kansas – A 23-year-old Wichita man was killed Sunday night in a crash.

It happened in the 5000 block of East Pawnee.

According to Wichita police, a car driven by 23-year-old Tan V. Tran hit the bridge at the turnpike.

Tran was transported to the hospital where he later died.

Police believe speed and alcohol may be factors in the crash.

Wichita police say it is the 22nd fatal accident of the year in the city.

Last year at this time, the city had 14 fatal accidents. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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