Garden City Hit-And-Run Victim Dies From Injuries

By: AP, Posted by Chris Fisher
By: AP, Posted by Chris Fisher

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) _ A Garden City man who was injured by a hit-and-run driver while riding his motorcycle in late May has died.

Officials at Via Christi hospital in Wichita say 37-year-old John Beckstrom died Wedsday. He had been in intensive care since his motorcycle was hit on a Garden City street.

The Garden City Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/NMP6GX ) police are still looking for the driver of a car that was seen near the accident. The vehicle is described as a light blue, almost turquoise, Honda four-door with tinted windows. The vehicle sits low to the ground, may have after-market wheels and a square rear section.

A benefit poker run planned for Beckstrom and his family Aug. 11 will be held as a memorial event.

Beckstrom is survived by a wife and two children.


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