Identified: Kansas Man Dies After Struggle With Police

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas City, Kansas police say the man who died after a brief struggle with officers has been identified as Craig J. McKinnis, 44.

Police say in a statement after the man's car was stopped Thursday evening for a traffic violation officers determined he was wanted on a criminal warrant.

The police statement says the man resisted arrest and attempted to flee.

After a brief struggle, officers realized the man needed medical attention and called for emergency responders and tried to help the man.

McKinnis was taken to a hospital and later died.

Posted by Greg Palmer