Authorities identify bicyclist killed in a hit and run

Courtesy: Todd Pittenger, KSAL
Courtesy: Todd Pittenger, KSAL

SALINA, Kansas – Saline County authorities are investigating after a bicyclist was killed in a hit a run.

It happened around 8:15 Friday.

Gail Kline, 49, from Ottawa County was heading west on Crawford Street when she was hit from behind.

The vehicle left the scene.

Kline was taken to Salina Regional Health Center where she died.

KSAL reports the deputies are asking for help in locating the suspect vehicle.

The vehicle is believed to be a 2000-2002 Chevrolet or GMC van.

Anyone with any possible information is asked to contact the Saline County Sheriff’s Office at 785-826-6500. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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