UPDATE: KHP identifies pedestrian killed on Kansas Turnpike Wednesday Featured

By Chuck Samples and Tagan Trahoon November 27, 2019 697
UPDATE: KHP identifies pedestrian killed on Kansas Turnpike Wednesday KVOE News file photo

 

A Wichita man was killed while walking down the Kansas Turnpike early Wednesday morning.

According to Kansas Highway Patrol Lt. John Lehnherr, 32-year-old Brandon James Henderson of Wichita was walking on the shoulder line near mile marker 118 shortly before 6 am. Shortly after 6 am the Turnpike Authority received a call that Henderson was down on the highway.

According to Lenherr, Henderson was struck by a box truck driven by 53-year-old Ibrahim Al Seady Hadi of Kansas City, Mo. killing Henderson. Authorities say Henderson may have been hit by several other cars traveling down the highway following the initial impact.

Hadi was detained by authorities for questioning after the incident. Further details about this incident are pending. We'll keep you updated on KVOE, KVOE.com and KVOE social media. 

9 am Wednesday: Man killed while walking along Turnpike near Emporia early Wednesday

The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a box truck near Emporia early Wednesday.

The Highway Patrol says authorities received a call shortly before 6 am about the pedestrian, who at that time was apparently walking on the shoulder line near mile marker 118. Shortly after 6 am, the Turnpike Authority received calls about the pedestrian being down on the highway.

The Highway Patrol says the victim, a 32-year-old white male, may have been hit several times before authorities arrived.

Authorities have detained the driver of the box truck for questioning. Further details about this incident are pending. We'll keep you updated on KVOE, KVOE.com and KVOE social media.

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