A woman was arrested on Tuesday afternoon in connection with the death of a Nebraska man in a hit and run accident early Tuesday morning.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol has identified the victim as Traten J. Sherry, 46, of Omaha, Nebraska. His body was found near WCT Farm and Lawn on Evergreen Road along I-44 around 4:30 a.m..
Investigators confirmed earlier reports that Sherry had been struck by a vehicle. Sherry, while a Nebraska resident, had been working at a local business in the area.
Officials said a 26-year-old woman was booked into the Webster County Jail on Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of leaving the scene of an accident. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the driver of the vehicle was Morgan Wright, 26.