HIT-N-RUN ACCIDENT UNDER INVESTIGATION IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
(Red Oak) The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit-n-run accident on Highway 71, 1/8 of mile south of the 36-mile marker.
Authorities say an unidentified driver in a southbound diesel pickup pulling an unknown item struck the left front of a trailer pulled by a semi driven by 29-year-old James M. Hecker, of Trimont, Minnesota. The driver of the unknown vehicle allegedly continued south to 170th Street and turned west at a high rate of speed. Authorities contacted individuals working in a nearby farm field and no one observed anything.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information to contact the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office at (712) 623-5107.