Arrest Made in Connection With Fatal Hit and Run

A Salina man is arrested in connection with a fatal hit and run accident.

Acording to the Saline County Sheriff’s Office, 62-year-old Lewis Grider of 1007 Hartford was arrested late Friday evening.

Grider is accused of hittingĀ 49-year-old Gail Lynne Kline, who was riding a bicycle on West Crawford Street west of Salina Friday morning. She was found lying in the North ditch by a passerby.

A tip led to the recovery of the suspect vehicle, and the arrest.

Grider was booked into the Saline County Jail on charges that could include involuntary manslaughter.

Additional charges may be filed in this case.