Texas Man Arrested After Hit & Run In Neosho County

A 56 year old man was killed in a two vehicle crash 2 miles north of Chanute, KS. The accident occurred at 12:36 September 8th. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Bryan Wayne Brodie, Neosho, MO, was driving his vehicle 2 southbound on U169. Vehicle 1 was traveling northbound on U169, for unknown reasons traveled left of center, striking the trailer being pulled by vehicle 2. This caused vehicle 2 to travel off the roadway to the right, vehicle 2 began to jackknife in the ditch, vehicle 2 then laid over into the ditch where it came to rest.

KHP confirms Brodie was not wearing a safety restraint, and next of kin was notified.

Paul Anthony Abram, of Houston, TX, was not injured in the accident left the scene. Two days later the driver and vehicle were located in the Kansas CIty area. He is now in custody following the hit-and-run.