Man dies crossing Kansas road with horse, child

AP) — Wichita police say a 49-year-old man has died after being struck by two vehicles while crossing a road with a horse and a 6-year-old boy.Screen Shot 2013-06-09 at 9.22.09 AM

The first vehicle fled after the collision. The second vehicle struck after two bystanders ran to the aid of the man, the child and the horse.

Wichita police Sgt. Jeff Davis says the bystanders were in serious condition at the time of the collision. The 6-year-old was in critical condition. All three were hospitalized.

The horse was reportedly euthanized.

The name of the victim wasn’t immediately released.


  • Blah

    Was he on the horse? Poor horse.. I hope everyone is gonna be OK

    • ! ?

      Read the title “49 year old dies”! I don’t think they are OK!

      • Monty Python

        I’m not dead, I’m getting better

  • Fed up.

    How in the heck do you not see a horse?

  • Grimace

    I hope they find the first driver & euthanize him/her!

  • Seriously?

    It doesn’t say what time of day it was when this happened. My thoughts and prayers to the family of the gentleman that passed and to the ones injured.