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Update: KHP Seeking Witnesses to Fatality Collision in Cherokee County


By the Kansas Highway Patrol


CHEROKEE COUNTY, Kan. — The Kansas Highway Patrol has successfully located the vehicle and driver from this fatal collision.
We thank the citizens of Kansas for their assistance.

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CHEROKEE COUNTY, Kan. —The Kansas Highway Patrol is seeking assistance from the public to identify witnesses to a hit and run fatal collision that occurred on August 19, 2023, at approximately 11:34p.m. This collision occurred on eastbound K-66 at milepost 2.9, on the western edge of the city of Galena in Cherokee County.

The collision involved a pedestrian and a 2017-2018 model of Ford Raptor truck. The truck is believed to be light in color or maroon/red.

If anyone has information regarding the vehicle involved in this collision, please contact Master Trooper Nick Reddy at 620-431-2100.

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.