Lady hit by motorbike immediately after crash dies at Wichita medical centerMay 17, 2022
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – A 19-calendar year-outdated woman who was hit by a motorcycle although tried to render assist just after an early Saturday morning crash on East Kellogg has died from her accidents at a Wichita healthcare facility, law enforcement say. Police also recognized the motorbike driver who died at the scene as 38-12 months-previous Justin Cunningham, of Andover. Pals discovered the girl as Kaitlyn Greenman, a graduate of Trinity Academy in Wichita.
A small ahead of 2 a.m. Saturday, Wichita Police Department officers responded to an personal injury crash in the 6600 block of East Kellogg, near Kellogg and Armour. The preliminary 911 contact noted a single vehicle had rolled around in the eastbound lanes of Kellogg with two people today within.
As officers arrived on scene, they figured out that a 2nd wreck involving a motorcycle took place a small soon after the to start with crash. Officers located the motorbike driver, discovered as Cunningham, deceased at the scene. Furthermore, they observed 3 persons with significant injuries who had been all transported to area hospitals. Yet another person was found uninjured.
By the investigation, officers realized a silver SUV was traveling east on Kellogg with two occupants, a 48-year-outdated female who was driving and a passenger, a 28-yr-outdated person. Police said the driver lost management of the vehicle and struck the median, resulting in the SUV to roll over.
An uninvolved human being, the 19-year-outdated lady recognized as Greenman, witnessed the turned-above SUV and started rendering support to the woman and the person, law enforcement claimed. As Greenman was rendering support, a motorcycle with two occupants, traveling east on Kellogg, strike her, then strike the SUV. The passenger of the bike, a 44-12 months-outdated woman, was transported to an space hospital for cure of major accidents, as was the SUV driver.
Monday, Eyewitness Information uncovered extra about Greenman, talking with close mates. Alyssa Counts was close friends with Greenman by superior university and into faculty. She was with Greenman previous Thursday, just two days in advance of the crash, and is striving to course of action the reduction of her close close friend.
“Just cherishing all those times that we had throughout substantial university and just into higher education, preserving up with her was genuinely fun. And just, she was a single of my closest pals, specifically coming from Trinity,” Counts said.
For Counts, it is been tough to grasp how her close pal could get rid of her everyday living, just attempting to aid
“She would choose the shirt off her back again and give it to another person simply because that is just how a lot she enjoys people today, and how considerably she loves to like just share God’s really like with folks,” Counts claimed. “And I believe which is something that I unquestionably want to continue to keep with me.”
Greenman’s pal Tanner Kienezle said it’s “in [Greenman’s] mother nature to support out any individual.”
Kienezle said he’ll try to remember her near buddy as being loving, real, type, fearless.”
“She was so type, so type. She’s like the nicest human being I’ve at any time achieved,” Kienzle said.
Counts and Kienzle talked about the most significant lesson they’ve uncovered from Greenman.
“To just really like some others and be respectful of other people and aid other individuals, even if it may possibly be placing your life at risk, or it could be tricky for you to do. It is some thing that I feel we ought to all find out,” Counts stated.
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