Salina, KS

Now: 23 °

Currently: Cloudy

Hi: 48 ° | Lo: 25 °

Suspect Makes Bond In Fatal Hit-And-Run

KSAL StaffNovember 10, 2014

A northeast Kansas woman is awaiting her first court appearance in a hit-and-run accident that killed an elderly man.

Clay County Sheriff Chuck Dunn says the Clay County resident was arrested Friday after the accident on U.S. 24 near Clay Center. She made her $4,000 bond and had a first court appearance scheduled for Nov. 17.

Dunn says 83-year-old Joe Knitter, of Clay Center, died Friday afternoon when he was hit by a car while checking on an injured deer that his wife had hit on the highway.

Joe Knitter died at the scene. His wife was not injured.

Investigators used a broken mirror from the vehicle to track down the suspect. The woman told investigators she didn’t stop because she thought she had hit a deer.


Associated Press information from: KCLY-FM

 

Copyright © Rocking M Media, 2018. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Rocking M Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :

COMMENTS

RELATED POSTS

Troopers Work Four Fatal Holiday Crashes

November 27, 2017 4:37 pm

Police Seek Drive-By Shooting Suspect

November 21, 2017 10:50 am

Bomb Threat Suspect Named

November 10, 2017 8:39 am

UPDATE: Armed Robbery Suspect Captured

November 8, 2017 10:22 am

STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Earl Bane Foundation Supp...
January 17, 2018Comments
VIDEO: Bob Dole Honored W...
January 17, 2018Comments
Fake $100 for Gum
January 17, 2018Comments
Fire Destroys Garage and ...
January 17, 2018Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets
© 2007 - 2018