Royalton man killed in hit-and-run accident in Buckman

A 28-year-old rural Royalton man was killed Thursday, June 21, as the result of a possible hit-and-run accident.

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Department reports that Ashley Elliot Schraut  was driving an ATV at the junction of 63rd Street and 290th Avenue, just southeast of Buckman, at about 11:09 p.m. when he was killed.

The initial investigation indicated this was a hit-and-run type accident and it is being investigated as such.

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Department is continuing the investigation with assistance from the Minnesota State Patrol.