Wichita police say woman set herself on fire in store parking lot

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A 41-year-old woman who set herself on fire in a Wichita parking lot is hospitalized in critical condition.

Wichita police Lt. Doug Nolte says the woman doused herself with lighter fluid Sunday and then used a cigarette lighter to ignite it. A passerby saw the woman and pushed her into a snowbank, extinguishing the flames.

The Wichita Eagle reports the woman was taken to the burn unit at a Wichita hospital, where she remained in critical condition Monday.

Her identity has not been released.

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