Clay County Sheriff Looking For Hit And Run Driver

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is on the lookout for the driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident early Sunday.

According to information released by the Clay County Sheriff, deputies were called to the area of northeast 120th street, between A Highway and Fishing River Road north of Liberty, at 3:54 A.M. in regards to a fatal hit-and-run accident.

Once on scene officers confirmed the fatality and have identified the deceased as 30-year-old John Paul R. Scheidecker.

The suspect vehicle did not stop, and investigators are asking for assistance from anyone with information on this incident.

The Clay County Investigations and Traffic Divisions are reconstructing the scene and the investigation into the accident remains open.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant Johnson directly at 816-407-3723.