The victim that was hit by a vehicle on Saturday evening has been identified as Rose Younger. The vehicle and women that the police were looking for has also been found and it is believed they were not involved in the fatal hit-and-run, Great Bend Police Chief David Bailey said.
According to Bailey, at about 6:45 p.m. Saturday, GBPD officers were dispatched to the 4100 block of Broadway in reference to a subject lying along the south side of Broadway Street. Upon officers arrival It was determined the woman was struck after she had left the Parish center and was walking home. Younger later died due to injuries from the accident.
Younger was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on Broadway which left the scene. The GBPD is looking for anyone who has video surveillance of the area.
The Great Bend Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating any other witnesses. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Great Bend Police Department 620-793-4120 or Crime Stoppers 620-792-1300.