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Man charged with hit-and-run in crash that killed Olathe woman

Johnson County prosecutors have charged an Independence man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash in Lenexa on Monday.

Clark L. Montgomery, 32, was in custody Thursday after he was charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and with driving with a suspended license.

Rita F. Huscher, 84, of Olathe, was killed in the Monday afternoon crash on Kansas 7 near 95th Street. Her minivan was struck from behind by another vehicle before crashing into a bridge support pillar, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The driver of the other vehicle left the scene.

Bond for Montgomery was set at $100,000 and he remained in the Johnson County Jail on Friday.

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