Feb 20, 2020 11:05 AM

Update: Kansas man dragged by Jeep during altercation has died

Posted Feb 20, 2020 11:05 AM

SHAWNEE COUNTY— A Kansas man hospitalized after a weekend hit and run accident in Shawnee County has died.

Just after 1a.m. Sunday, sheriff's deputies responded to an injury accident after a 911 caller reported they were transporting a victim later identified as Noah M. Thibodeau, 20, of Eskridge  in a personal vehicle to a local hospital, according to Deputy Scott Wanamaker.

Witnesses reported that there was a gathering at 151 West 4th Street in Auburn, Kansas. An altercation occurred which resulted in Thibodeau being dragged by a Jeep Wrangeler causing the life-threatening injuries.

Deputies and American Medical Response met the caller and Thibodeau on Interstate 70, transferred the victim to an ambulance for transport to a Topeka hospital in critical condition.

Thibodeau died on Wednesday, according to Sgt. Todd Stallbaumer with the Shawnee County Sheriff's Department.

During the altercation, the Jeep also struck two others resulting in minor injuries and left the scene, according to the witness.

Authorities have identified all the subjects involved, according to the sheriff's department. Authorities have not reported an arrest.

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SHAWNEE COUNTY  —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a hit and run accident that sent a victim to a hospital.

Just after 1a.m. Sunday, Shawnee County deputies responded to an injury accident after a 911 call. The caller reported they were transporting a victim in a personal vehicle to a local hospital, according to Deputy Scott Wanamaker.

Deputies and American Medical Response met the caller and victim on Interstate 70, transferred the victim to an ambulance for transport to a Topeka hospital.

The witness reported that there was a gathering at 151 West 4th Street in Auburn, Kansas. An altercation occurred which resulted in one man being drug by a vehicle causing the life-threatening injuries. Late Monday, the victim remained hospitalized with life-threatening injuries, according to Deputy Abigail Christian.

During the altercation, the vehicle also struck two others resulting in minor injuries, according to the witness.

Authorities have identified all the subjects involved, according to Christian.   Authorities have not reported an arrest.

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SHAWNEE COUNTY  —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a hit and run accident that sent a victim to a hospital.

Just after 1a.m. Sunday, Shawnee County deputies responded to an injury accident after a 911 call. The caller reported they were transporting a victim in a personal vehicle to a local hospital, according to Deputy Scott Wanamaker.

Deputies and American Medical Response met the caller and victim on Interstate 70, transferred the victim to an ambulance for transport to a Topeka hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The witness reported that there was a gathering at 151 West 4th Street in Auburn, Kansas. An altercation occurred which resulted in one man being drug by a vehicle causing the life-threatening injuries. During the altercation, the vehicle also struck two others resulting in minor injuries, according to the witness. The vehicle described as a red, or dark colored 4-door Jeep wrangler sped away westbound on 4th street, according to Wanamaker. 

Deputies asked the public for assistance locating Tyler Moore and Zachary Osborne for questioning in connection with the incident. 

Later Sunday, deputies reported they were no longer searching for Osborne and continue to search for Moore and the vehicle.

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KHP found 18 pounds of cocaine hidden during traffic stop
Jesus Gonzalez-Molina

TOPEKA, KAN. – A man was sentenced this week to 52 months in federal prison for smuggling 18 pounds of cocaine to Kansas, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister.

Jesus Gonzalez-Molina, 30, Pomona, CA., pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine. In his plea, he admitted he was driving eastbound on I-70 through Shawnee County when he was stopped by the Kansas Highway Patrol.

Troopers searched the 2007 Toyota 4Runner he was driving and found a hidden compartment containing the drugs.