Hazadi Ashimwe, 4, killed in hit-and-run collision while crossing intersection at Washington and Waterman streets in Wichita, Kansas

Modified Date: 
Tue, 03/16/2021 - 11:07pm
Accident Date: 
Monday, March 8, 2021

Arrest made in downtown Wichita hit-and-run that killed 4-year-old boy

The hit-and-run happened around 10 a.m. at the intersection of Waterman and Washington. A mother and a child were crossing the street when the child was hit by a copper-colored pickup.

Light of their life: Wichita family remembers little boy killed in hit-and run

Hazadi, his mother Suzan, and his 2-year- old brother were crossing the street at Washington and Waterman when the tragedy happened.

Help us fund for Hazadi Ashimwe's Funeral

Hazadi was a great son and member of children choir at Church of God Kingdom Missionary. Hazadi was 4 years old born in Uganda and had only lived in the united States about two years and half.

‘Could not make out what it was’ — driver says in affidavit about 4-year-old killed in hit-and run

Downey could not describe what the person was picking up, he denied ever stopping in the road before he continued to drive off to work.

People Involved: 
Hazadi Ashimwe
Marcus Downey

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