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Man arrested after trying to flee scene of hit-and-run

Updated: Sunday, December 22 2013, 10:12 PM CST
Posted by: Lauren Gross

NORTH MIDDLETON -- Around 6 p.m. Dec. 17, North Middleton Townshiph Police responded to a hit and run accident on Newville Road just west of Allen Road.

Laurie Fatkin of Newville reported that she turned onto Newville Road from Allen Road when her 2005 Dodge Ram Truck was hit from behind by a 1996 Chevy Silverdo causing damage to both vehicles.

She then said that she pulled off the roadway and the driver of the Silverdo that hit her vehicle didn't stop but continued west on Newville Road.

She told police that she tried to follow the vehicle to get a license plate, but the driver turned off the vehicle's lights and sped up, at which time she lost sight of him.

There was a witness to this accident who also reported this to the police.

Police contacted the driver of the vehicle, Kevin Reed of Carlisle, who admitted to having the accident. Charges were filed on Reed for Leaving the scene of an accident involving attended vehicle or property, careless driving and driving without lights to avoid identification or arrest.
Man arrested after trying to flee scene of hit-and-run


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