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UPDATE: Driver who fled from fatal collision arrested, sheriff's office says

One person was killed and another injured when two pickups collided just outside of Haysville Friday night, authorities say. Police were looking for a driver who ran from the scene following the collision.
One person was killed and another injured when two pickups collided just outside of Haysville Friday night, authorities say. Police were looking for a driver who ran from the scene following the collision. The Wichita Eagle

April 21 update: The driver who fled from the scene of a fatal crash on Friday night has been arrested and booked into jail, Lt. Timothy Myers of the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office said Saturday morning.

Alejandro N. Bustillos, 46, was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and leaving the scene of a fatality accident.

Manuel Yanez, 50, died in the crash, Myers said.

Yanez was driving north on Hydraulic when Bustillos ran a stop sign while driving east on 71st Street South, according to the accident report released by the sheriff's office. Yanez's pickup struck Bustillos' pickup and both vehicles came to rest on their side in the east ditch of Hydraulic north of 71st.

Original story:

Authorities are looking for a man who ran from the scene of a collision that killed one person and injured another late Friday night just outside of Haysville.

The collision was reported at 8:49 p.m. at Hydraulic and 71st Street South, a Sedgwick County emergency dispatch supervisor said. That just east of Haysville.

Two pickups collided at the intersection, Sedgwick County Sheriff's Lt. Dan Hershberger said. Both ended up on their sides in the east ditch next to Hydraulic.

The man driving one of the pickups was pronounced dead at the scene, Hershberger said. His female passenger was taken to a hospital in serious condition.

The driver of the second pickup ran from the scene and has not been found, Hershberger said.

"It's too early to tell" what caused the collision, he said. "We're still in the very early stages of the investigation."

Hydraulic was shut down between 71st and Winesap, and Hershberger said it will remain closed for the next several hours. Investigators will be dealing with the conditions as well, as sporadic sprinkles marked the arrival of showers and thunderstorms that are expected to persist well into the day Saturday.

Lightning flashed in the sky as investigators worked the crash scene late Friday night.

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