Grand Junction man killed in hit-and-run accident

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

A Grand Junction man was killed early yesterday morning in Kansas.

Authorities there say it was a hit and run accident and now they are looking for the driver.

Twenty one-year-old Christopher Lyons was walking along Kansas 18 when he was run over.

No suspect vehicle has been identified.


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  • by Heather Location: Ozawkie, KS on Jul 7, 2009 at 09:41 PM
    I am praying for the family of this young man... God bless you and grant you His peace in such a difficult time!
  • by Michael Location: Alaska on Jul 7, 2009 at 07:26 PM
    Thank you for posting a better picture. News 11 has redeemed itself. Hopefully, other grieving families won't have to go through this.
  • by Amy Eglet Location: GJ on Jul 7, 2009 at 10:40 AM
    Thank you for posting a better picture of Christopher.
  • by Christina Location: Grand Junction on Jul 7, 2009 at 05:25 AM
    I knew Chris as a young boy. He was a very loving, energetic boy. I think it was rude of 11 news to post a picture that is so upsetting to this young man's greiving family. I hope you learn in the future to be more respectful when airing stories like this.
  • by Calvin Location: Lehi, UT on Jul 7, 2009 at 12:04 AM
    I am disgusted that you would run such a picture... you should be ashamed
  • by David Davis Location: Grand Junction on Jul 6, 2009 at 08:34 PM
    Chris Lyons was my best friend as well as loved by many people in grand junction. I grew up with him and hung out with him since kindergarden and it a very tragic situation. He was a local recording artist and very talented. If you are interested in his music email homegrownent@yahoo.com
  • by Crystal Location: Grand Junction on Jul 6, 2009 at 08:22 PM
    I think the thoughtless fool who picked the picture for this story is a complete idiot! The family would have provided a decent picture if they had been asked. It would have taken a few minutes of each persons time and there would have been less harm done to an already greiving mother.
  • by Amy Location: Grand Junction on Jul 6, 2009 at 07:52 PM
    I can't believe News 11 would put a picture like that up, that is not what my brother looked like! I don't know where they even got that picture have some respect for the family and either don't add a picture or find one that wouldn't upset my Mother!
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