Man killed after being hit by car in north Topeka

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – One man is dead after Topeka police believe he was hit by a car in north Topeka.

It happened just after 1 p.m. Monday at 1534 NW Tyler Street. Topeka police said the man was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later died.

Lt. Munoz told KSNT News officers are now investigating it as a murder, as they believe it was intentional.

Kansas Highway Patrol Troop B said a trooper found the suspect vehicle in the area of Northwest Silver Lake Road and Highway 75.

The suspect was stopped and arrested at Southwest Emland Drive & Southwest Gage Boulevard shortly after the incident. Police are questioning witnesses.

Topeka police believe the incident happened after a disturbance in the area of Northwest Tyler Street and Northwest Waddell Street.

This is a developing story. KSNT News will update with information as it becomes available.

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