Wapakoneta mans turns himself in for fatal hit-skip

By: 
Tom Wehrhahn
Managing editor

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal hit·skip accident that occurred Wednesday night in the 10000-block of Sidney Freyburg Road near Anna. The accident occurred shortly before 11 p.m.

In a Thursday news release, Sheriff John R. Lenhart said the suspected driver turned himself in and is identified as Timothy J. Huelskamp, 51, of Wapakoneta.

According to the sheriff's office, the investigation reveals that a female appeared to have struck a canine with her vehicle. She had gotten out of her vehicle to render aid to the canine, when a vehicle came along and struck the female.

The vehicle then left the scene.

Anna Fire and Anna Rescue responded to the scene. Careflight transported the female, later identified as Katriz M. Dilworth, 38, of Maplewood, to Miami Valley Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The case remains under investigation.

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