Ellis County Sheriff makes arrest in deadly hit-and-run

HAYS, Kansas – The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in connection to a deadly hit-and-run.  It happened Saturday in the 900 block of 210th Avenue.

John J. Befort, 69, was struck and died from his injuries.

According to the Ellis County Sheriff, 24-year-old Hollian Marie Stramel was arrested. Stramel has yet to appear in court and has not been charged.

The vehicle, which the sheriff’s office had previously requested community assistance in locating, has been recovered.

 

 

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