November 17, 2012
On November 16, 2012 at approximately 2115 hours a vehicle/pedestrian accident occurred in the 400 block of N. 11th Street Manhattan, Kansas. On scene investigation revealed that Black 2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse driven by 18 year old Matthew VanHorn of 1525 Oxford Place #9, MHK was southbound in the 400 block of North 11th Street when it collided with 26 year old Kevin Wallpe of 430 Osage Street, MHK as he ran west across 11th Street from an alleyway.
Mr. Wallpe was transported by Riley County EMS to the Mercy Regional Health Center for life threatening injuries. He was later flown to Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka, Kansas.
The accident investigation is still on-going. No further information is available at this time.