Body recovered after UTV crash near Walnut River identified

Carley Bullard.
Carley Bullard.(Courtesy)
Published: Jun. 18, 2022 at 9:16 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: The Butler County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed they recovered the body of Carley Bullard early Sunday morning.

A GoFundMe page is established to help with funeral expenses.

“Her family is heartbroken and left with the burden of planning a funeral for their daughter. Anything that is on your heart to give will go towards funeral expenses. Thank you all for your compassion during this time,” the page’s organizer wrote.

Authorities are looking for a 21-year-old woman who crashed an ATV near the Walnut River in Augusta early Saturday morning.

According to law enforcement, Carley Bullard went missing at around 3 a.m. when her ATV went off a river bank. Law enforcement searched for her in the area along Highway 77 for about 13 hours on Saturday and will resume the search Sunday at 8 a.m., according to Bullard’s sister, Megan Keazer.

Bullard was last seen wearing a white t-shirt with cursive writing on the front and Adidas tennis shoes.

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