Woman struck, killed on side of Wichita road identified

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have identified a woman killed after being struck by a vehicle on the side of Interstate 135 in southern Wichita.

Police say 21-year-old Jasmine Love died Sunday morning. Wichita Sgt. Matt Lang said Love was having car trouble, when she and a passenger pulled off to the side of the road. Authorities say when the two exited the vehicle, Love was thrown into a ditch when another vehicle struck her. She was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The passenger was transported to a hospital with minor injuries.

Police say the suspect in the incident turned himself in to authorities Monday. The 26-year-old man faces vehicular homicide charges.

 

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