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Hit and Run Injury Accident


By the Hutchinson Police Department


HUTCHINSON, Kan. — On 8/15/2023 at 2:48 A.M., Officers of the Hutchinson Police Department, along with the
Hutchinson Fire Department and Reno County EMS, were dispatched to the 800 block of West
5th Ave., for a report of a vehicle striking a pedestrian and leaving the scene. Officers arrived on
scene and located the pedestrian, Tonya Ortega of Hutchinson, with multiple injuries. Ortega was
transported to the Hutchinson Regional Medical Center by Reno County EMS for further

The crash is being investigated by the Hutchinson Police Department Traffic Unit and remains
an open investigation. We ask if you have any information regarding the crash, please contact
Traffic Officer Boudreaux at (620) 694-2854.