January 5, 2013

On January 5, 2013 at approximately 0650 hours officers from the Riley County Police Department responded to an accident in the 5900 block of Anderson Avenue. Upon arrival the officers learned that a 1991 Oldsmobile 4 door passenger car being driven by 18 year old Jacob Brazzle of Manhattan, KS was traveling eastbound when it struck 71 year old Carl Schurle also of Manhattan, KS. Schurle was 
walking eastbound in the southbound lane of traffic when struck by the vehicle. Schurle was pronounced dead on scene. The accident investigation is still on-going at this time. 
 
Press Release sent on January 5, 2013 by Sergeant Luke Breault
On January 5, 2013 at approximately 0650 hours officers from the Riley County Police Department responded to an accident in the 5900 block of Anderson Avenue. Upon arrival officers learned that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle and was found to be deceased. The accident is still currently under investigation and Troopers from the Kansas Highway Patrol’s accident reconstruction team were called to assist RCPD officers. During the on-scene investigation Anderson Avenue from 69th to Scenic Drive was closed for approximately four hours.