Late Sunday crash kills man in north Wichita

42-year-old Jason Murphy killed

WICHITA, Kan. - A 42-year-old Park City man is dead after he was struck by a vehicle.

It happened around 9 p.m. Sunday in the 5900 block of North Meridian.  Wichita Police say Jason Murphy was walking in the road on Meridian when he was struck by a northbound car, driven by a 21-year-old man.

Police say the driver reported not being able to see Murphy, who was pronounced dead at the scene.  The accident is under investigation, but police say Murphy was possibly under in the influence of alcohol at the time of his death.

The driver of the car was not hurt.

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