A 53-year-old Phoenix, Ariz., man was found dead Saturday night lying in the westbound lanes on Dodge City’s Wyatt Earp Boulevard. He had been struck by two vehicles.
Ruben Christian Aleman was found lying in the roadway in the 2500 block of East Wyatt Earp shortly after 8 p.m. He was taken to Western Plains Regional Hospital in Dodge City, where he was pronounced dead.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Aleman was first struck by a 2001 Dodge Ram pickup driven by Candi Jean Wiordelman-Stills of Dodge City. A second pickup also struck Aleman but drove away. Dodge City police were searching for that vehicle.