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Hit-and-Run Suspect Arrested in Salina

Saline County Sheriff’s officers have arrested a suspect in the hit-and-run death of bicyclist Gail Kline, who was killed yesterday morning near Salina. Lewis Grider, age 62, of Salina, was arrested at his home late Friday. Grider has been charged with Involuntary Manslaughter, and additional charges may be filed.

From SalinaPost.com:

Lewis Grider Mug ShotOn May 31st 2013 at about 9:30 PM the Saline County Sheriff’s Office arrested 62 year old Lewis Grider of Salina.

Lewis Grider was booked into the Saline County Jail on the charge of Involuntary Manslaughter in connection to the hit and run accident that occurred in the 3500 block of W. Crawford on May 31st 2013 at about 849 AM.

The Saline County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the public that called with information that assisted the Sheriff’s Office with locating the suspect and the vehicle.

Additional charges may be filed in this case.

Additional info from KSAL, Salina.com

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One response to “Hit-and-Run Suspect Arrested in Salina”

  1. Todd Begnoche says:

    I ride that same route and will do so again today. We need a campaign to alert motorists of cyclists and the 3 foot law when passing a cyclist. Perhaps some bike route road signs on Water Well, Burma, Crawford, Country Club, Magnolia, Kipp, and Simpson roads. Cycling is a popular form of exercise and cyclists have a right to use the road.