Arrest made in fatal hit and run in Butler Co.

ANDOVER, Kan. - An arrest has been made in connection to a fatal hit and run accident in Butler County Saturday.

The body of 38-year-old Jared Wright of Augusta was found by a paper delivery driver making his routes in the area of Tawakoni Road and SW 130th early Saturday morning.  Investigators were able to determine that Wright had been struck by a vehicle on Highway 54 in Andover and moved nearly 6 miles southeast.

The Butler County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 33-year-old woman in connection to the the hit and run.  She is facing charges of second degree murder, leaving the scene of an accident, and failure to report an accident.

KFDI News is withholding her name until she is formally charged.

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