Police say texting driver hit house

MANHATTAN (KSNT) – Police say an 18-year-old police was texting and driving when she hit a house.

Riley County Police report that Shelby Whitaker was driving in the 2300 block of Anderson Avenue when she lost control, hit a road sign and the garage of a home at 544 Oakdale Street. The 1992 Lincoln Town Car crashed about 7:05 Monday night. Whitaker’s passenger was taken to Via Christi Hospital with back pain.

The driver from Clay Center was cited for traveling too fast for conditions and texting while driving.

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