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Female Arkansas City pedestrian struck in hit-and-run accident

Police seeking information in connection with Saturday’s incident on Summit Street

Arkansas City Police Department logoThe Arkansas City Police Department is seeking any information in connection with a hit-and-run accident June 11 involving a pedestrian on Summit Street.

Police and the Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department responded just prior to midnight to the 1100 block of North Summit Street for a report of a pedestrian who had been hit by a motor vehicle.

An Arkansas City woman was walking across the street in the 1200 block of North Summit Street when she was struck by a vehicle that was southbound on Summit.

A nearby witness reported hearing the vehicle strike something, but did not see what it was.

The witness also reported seeing the vehicle stop immediately, but then it sped off and left the scene southbound on Summit.

The vehicle was described as a dark-colored van of unknown make or model.

The 19-year-old female who was struck by the vehicle was transported to South Central Kansas Medical Center, where she was treated for her injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call police at (620) 441-4444.

Those wishing to remain anonymous may contact Cowley County Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest.

Call (620) 442-7777 in Ark City or (620) 221-7777 in Winfield, or visit www.tipsubmit.com to make an anonymous report.

An anonymous tip also can be submitted by texting ACTIPS to 847411.