Arkansas City identifies man killed in Thursday accident

December 22, 2017 - 8:46 pm

 Arkansas City officials have identified the employee who died in a workplace accident Thursday afternoon.

53-year old Marc A. Tapia sustained critical injuries on Thursday afternoon at the Public Works central shop. He died later that evening at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

Tapia had been employed by the City as a public services maintenance worker for nearly 2 1/2 years. He was operating a a street sweeper vehicle when the accident occurred.

Mayor Dan Jurkovich said on Friday afternoon that he was "saddened by the tragic loss" of Tapia and hopes that God will provide the comfort his family needs.

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