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Man dies in accident speeding from police

A 24-year-old man died this afternoon as he sped away from police and hit am SUV, officials said.

Capt. Troy Livingston of the Wichita Police Department said officers were called to a domestic-violence incident around 11:56 a.m. in the 3200 block of South Waco. They were given the description of a truck being driven by a suspect.

"On the way there, an officer spotted the truck near 47th and Seneca," Livingston said.

The truck sped up and within 30 seconds had collided head on with the SUV at 47th South and Euclid.

"We believe the suspect intentionally drove into another vehicle," Livingston said.

The driver was dead at the scene.

Two women in the SUV were taken to Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis, where they were both reported in serious condition this afternoon.

Livingston said the Kansas Highway Patrol and Wichita Police were continuing to investigate what happened. He expected to release more details Monday morning.

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