UPDATE: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
The woman who was hit by an SUV over the weekend in Great Bend has died.
Great Bend Police say 33-year-old Rhiannon Young of Hoisington was critically injured in a hit and run Saturday night at the 281 bypass. She died later at an area hospital.
Officers have since located the white SUV they believe was involved, and have interviewed the driver. The investigation is ongoing and so far no arrests have been made.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Great Bend Police Department at (620) 793-4120 or Crime Stoppers at (620) 792-1300.
UPDATE: Sunday, October 13, 2013
Police in Great Bend say they have located the vehicle and driver being sought in connection to Saturday evening's hit-and-run. Further details were not made available.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Authorities in Great Bend are investigating a hit and run accident that critically injured a woman Saturday evening.
It happened shortly before 8:30 p.m. at the 281 Bypass. So far, there appears to be no witnesses to the accident.
Authorities are looking for a white SUV seen traveling north on the 281 bypass from the the scene. The SUV is possibly a Chevy Tahoe, GMC Yukon or Ford Expedition.
Anyone with information on the accident is urged to contact 911. The Barton County Sheriff's Office is expected to release more information soon.