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NEWS RELEASE: May 7, 2014
FROM: The Kansas Highway Patrol
CONTACT: Technical Trooper Benjamin Gardner (785) 577-7258

Patrol Seeking Assistance Indentifying Possible Vehicle in Hit and Run Fatality

Here is a brief update regarding a pedestrian death on the west shoulder of US-81 Highway at Vale road on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014.

The Patrol has an interest in locating a vehicle possibly involved in a pedestrian death in Cloud County.  It’s believed the vehicle possibly involved is a 1998-2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue or a 1997-2005 Buick Century or Regal.  This information was gathered from vehicle debris at the scene when law enforcement arrived.

The Kansas Highway Patrol continues to actively investigate various aspects of this event and is asking for any information that may lead law enforcement to locating the vehicle and driver involved.

Background information:

On Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 the Kansas Highway Patrol responded to a call of an injured female on the west shoulder of US-81 Highway at Vale Road, north of Concordia.

The victim was located and later transported by emergency personnel to Salina Regional Health Center, where she died from her injuries.  It is believed the woman was struck as a result of a hit and run collision, which occurred at approximately 12:20 am on May 3. The victim was identified as Lisa McFarlane, 48 years of age from Concordia, Kansas.

The investigation is ongoing and the KHP is attempting to identify and locate the driver and vehicle involved in this incident. 

If you have any information regarding this collision, please contact the Kansas Highway Patrol Troop C Headquarters at 785-827-3065.