Man charged with manslaughter in deadly KCK crash

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Posted at 5:28 PM, Jun 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-10 18:28:25-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City, Kansas, man has been charged with manslaughter after a deadly May crash.

Diquan Fans, 27, faces felony manslaughter charges for his role in the May 9 crash.

Fant allegedly ran a red light at the intersection of North 38th Street and Parallel Parkway while speeding.

He hit another vehicle in the intersection, causing it to roll several times.

The driver of that car, later identified as 53-year-old Henry Fletcher, was killed in the crash and pronounced dead at the scene.

Fant suffered only non life-threatening injuries in the crash.

He’s being held at the Wyandotte County jail on a $100,000 bond as KCK police continue their investigation.

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