Dec 04, 2021 1:00 AM

Police ID Kan. man who died after crash at Legends Outlet mall

Posted Dec 04, 2021 1:00 AM
The crash occurred at the Legends Outlet mall. photo courtesy KCTV
The crash occurred at the Legends Outlet mall. photo courtesy KCTV

KANSAS CITY —Authorities investigating a fatal crash at the Legends Outlet mall in Kansas City, Kansas have identified the victim.

A vehicle struck Lawrence Edward Walford, 82, Kansas City, Kansas, as he was walking in the parking lot outside the Walmart, according to KCK Police spokesperson Nancy Chartrand.

EMS transported the Walford to an area hospital where he died. A second victim was also transported but has been released from the hospital.

The driver of the vehicle identified as a 56-year-old woman remains hospitalized in critical condition. Police released no additional details Friday afternoon.

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police say one person died and two others were injured when a vehicle hit two pedestrians and crashed into a Walmart at a Kansas City, Kansas shopping plaza.

Police spokeswoman Nancy Chartrand says the crash occurred Thursday afternoon in the Legends Outlet mall. Three people, including the driver, were taken to hospitals. One of the pedestrians later died. Chartrand says investigators believe the crash was accidental and might have occurred when the driver suffered a medical emergency.