Fatal Accident Follows Pursuit

By: AP
By: AP

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ The Kansas Highway Patrol says an early-morning chase ended in the death of a 28-year-old Wichita man.

A Highway Patrol trooper tried to stop James Riggans early Saturday, but he fled. The patrol says Riggans lost control of his car, and slid sideways into a traffic light. The trooper at the scene said Riggans may have swerved to avoid a pedestrian.

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