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Man identified in deadly crash

Updated: Monday, January 20 2014, 03:07 PM CST

WICHITA, Kansas - A car race turns deadly for a man in downtown Wichita Sunday.

Two cars were racing down Douglas near Market around 3 p.m. when the driver of one of the cars lost control crashing into a barrier.

Police have identified the man as 26-year-old Jorge E. Espinosa-Velez.

A 26-year-old woman was also in the car at the time of the accident.

She was taken to the hospital for her injuries.

"The other vehicle, driven by a 26-year-old Wichita man, stopped and returned to the scene and attempted to render aid to the crash victim," said Lt. Joe Schroeder, Wichita Police Department. 

Police say the drivers of both cars knew each other. 

Police are still investigating the exact cause of the crash.  

They don't believe alcohol or drugs were involved.

Man identified in deadly crash


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