Amish Man Dies After Alleged Hit-and-Run Crash; Suspect in Custody

Connor Keene Photo: Fillmore County Sheriff's Office
Connor Keene

September 03, 2018 04:24 PM

A Fillmore County man was arrested Friday after an alleged hit-and-run crash involving an Amish buggy.

According to the sheriff's office, 24-year-old Connor Keene of Canton left the scene after hitting the buggy on County Road 21 in Amherst Township, just south of Lanesboro.


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There were three people in the buggy -- two men ages 19 and 21 and one 17-year-old boy.

The 21-year-old was hospitalized following the crash and later died. The two others were injured as well.

Authorities found the suspect vehicle hidden in a hayfield west of the crash scene. Keene was found nearby after a K-9 search. He is being held at the Fillmore County Jail for criminal vehicular operation of a motor vehicle.

Monday, authorities identified the 21-year-old victim as William E. Stutzman of Harmony, Minnesota.


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