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Mar 18

2021-04: KHP Seeking Assistance in Geary County Fatality Crash

Posted on March 18, 2021 at 3:42 PM by Shayndel Jones

The Kansas Highway Patrol was contacted by the Geary County Police Department in the early morning hours on Thursday, March 18th, 2021, after a body was found on eastbound I-70 near Fort Riley, Kansas, slightly east of milepost 302. KHP Troopers responded to the scene and became the investigating agency.

It is believed on March 18th, a male pedestrian was walking eastbound on I-70. Additional motorists traveling at approximately 5:15 a.m. on I-70 found a male pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle, or vehicles, shortly prior to their discovery. The male was lying near the fog line on I-70 in Geary County, Kansas. The male pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Several attempts have been made to identify the unknown vehicle, or vehicles, involved with striking the male walking on I-70. The Kansas Highway Patrol is now seeking assistance from the public to help locate a vehicle, or vehicles, which left the scene of the crash early this morning. The crash occurred on eastbound I-70 between milepost 301 and 303 near Fort Riley, Kansas. 

If anyone receives any information on the vehicle, or reports of a vehicle or driver being involved in a hit and run in Geary county, please call Kansas Highway Patrol Dispatch at 785-827-4437. 

The Kansas Highway Patrol is grateful to the public for their assistance to help with our cases. There have been numerous instances and vehicles which have been successfully located, thanks to help from our citizens. We thank you and truly appreciate any help you can provide.


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