Suspect arrested in hit-and-run fatality

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office seized an SUV type vehicle Friday, June 22, believed to be the one involved in a hit-and-run incident which resulted in the death of Ashley Elliot Schraut, 28-year-old resident of Royalton.

The suspect driver was identified as Linda Lou Hiemenz, age 55, of rural Pierz. Hiemenz is being held at the Morrison County Jail pending formal charges.

The incident occurred Thursday, June 21, at about 11:09 p.m., when Schraut was driving an ATV at the junction of 63rd Street and 290th Avenue in Buckman.

The investigation into this incident will continue.