Crime

Victim dies after being run over

Police said that a 36-year-old who died after being struck several times by a vehicle early Saturday in a Northeast Kansas City neighborhood has been identified as Jesus E. Dominguez.

Officers were sent to Independence and Spruce avenues just before 3 a.m. on a report of an injured pedestrian. They found Dominguez unresponsive sprawled in a parking lot. A witness told officer that Dominguez got out of an SUV moments before the same vehicle struck and ran over the victim.

The SUV ran over Dominguez, who was lying on the pavement, two more times. Police said that Dominguez is also known as

Tamara Dominquez. The victim was taken to a hospital, but later died.

No other details about the slaying were immediately available.

No arrests have been and police continued their investigation on Monday.

Glenn E. Rice, grice@kcstar.com

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