One Person Killed In Hit And Run In Pottawatomie County

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Pottawatomie County, Kan. (WIBW) - One person was killed Saturday night in a hit and run accident in Pottawatomie county.

It happened just after midnight in the eastbound lane of Highway 24 and Excel Road. A 21-year-old male pedestrian was killed.

Officials believe it was possibly a white colored smaller SUV or large sedan with a hatchback that hit him. The area was unlit and the individual was wearing dark clothing. The sheriff's department is reviewing surveillance tapes of traffic in the area at that time from various businesses.

His name is being withheld pending notification.

The accident is still under investigation. Anyone with information on this accident is asked to call the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office at 457-3353.