Topeka Police need help identifying vehicle, driver may have seen who hit pedestrian

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TOPEKA (KSNT) – Investigators with the Topeka Police Department are asking for help identifying a truck they believe will help solve a case involving a pedestrian being struck by a car.

The vehicle is believed to be a light-colored 2008 to 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, extended cab, short bed truck.

Topeka police said an investigation revealed that a pedestrian was standing in the southbound lanes of southeast Adams when a vehicle struck him.

A car hit a pedestrian Friday morning, Sept. 3. (KSNT photo/ Kelli Peltier)

The incident occurred on Sept. 3 around 5:30 in the morning near SE 35th and SE Adams. Officers found a man who was hit by a car, and he was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Police were able to make contact with the driver of the car who was not injured.

The victim is being identified as Robert Stan William.

The investigation shows William was hit by another car after the initial impact.

If you have any information about the driver of the truck, you’re asked to call TPD at (785) 368-9400. You can call Shawnee County Crime Stoppers anonymously at (785) 234-0007.

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