Name released: woman found near Hwy 69 in serious condition

Name released: woman found near Hwy 69 in serious condition
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Undersheriff Geier confirms the woman’s name is Tammy Laird. Family says she is still in serious condition. Authorities say they’re still investigating with little information.

If you have any information, please contact the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office 620-724-8274.

Authorities are investigating a seriously injured woman found near a southeast Kansas highway.

The Crawford County, Kansas Sheriff’s Office received a call around noon on March 5th, 2019, about a female lying on the ground near Highway 69, about a quarter mile from the 47 junction.

Undersheriff Steve Geier says the female was taken to Via Christi and air lifted to a Joplin hospital in serious condition.

Authorities are trying to figure out what happened to her before she was seen by a passerby.

If you have any information, please contact the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office 620-724-8274.