A 39-year-old Omaha man was the second person to die from injuries suffered in a weekend hit-and-run crash in Kansas City, police said Tuesday.
The man was identified as Thomas G. Salistean. Elvia P. Walters, 36, of Lee’s Summit, also died in the crash.
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Salistean was driving a Ford Mustang when it was T-boned by a white Chevrolet Cruze about 2:35 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of 31st Street and Euclid Avenue.
Walters, who was in the front passenger seat, was killed in the crash.
Salistean was declared brain dead and the process to donate his organs began Monday.
The driver of the Cruze fled on foot, leaving behind a seriously injured man in that car’s front seat. Police were looking for the driver.