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Man arrested for overnight hit and run in Warren County

Published: Jul. 13, 2021 at 8:10 AM CDT
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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - The Warren County Sheriff’s Office responded to a hit and run crash involving a motorcycle just after midnight on July 13.

According to the sheriff’s office, both lanes of 31-W northbound in front of Bristow Elementary and Pine Groves Apartments were temporarily shut down while deputies processed the scene.

The sheriff’s office said Claude Conley Jr. struck a motorcycle and fled the scene. The cyclist was thrown from his bike and treated for his injuries. WCSO said a witness followed Conley’s vehicle to an apartment and waited for law enforcement.

Both scenes were investigated, and the suspect was arrested.

Conley is charged with assault, driving under the influence, criminal mischief, and other driving violations. He was taken to the Warren County Regional Jail.

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Posted by Warren County Sheriff's Office on Monday, July 12, 2021

At least one lane of traffic has since opened up. The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Medical Center EMS, Richardsville Fire, and the WKU Police Department.

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