Driver flees crash scene on foot

December 14, 2015

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PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit-and-run crash that occurred Saturday, Dec. 12, at 8 p.m. on US 10 east of PM Highway.

“An eastbound vehicle collided with a vehicle which had pulled out of a private drive,” said Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. “The driver of the westbound vehicle fled the scene on foot. A passenger in the other vehicle received minor injuries.”

The following is other local law enforcement activity in Mason County over the weekend:

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015:

7:52 a.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash with injuries, Benson near Stolberg roads, Sheridan Township. A 17-year-old Branch woman lost control of the vehicle she was operating; went off the road; and into the ditch. She was transported by LIFE EMS to Spectrum Health/Ludington Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

10:36 p.m., (Ludington Police Department), harassment, 200 block of E. Second St., City of Ludington.

11 p.m., (LPD), malicious destruction of property (MDOP), 800 block of N. James St., City of Ludington.

11:57 p.m., (MCSO), a 17-year-old Muskegon woman and an 18-year-old Branch man were both arrested for possession of marijuana following a traffic stop by deputies, Main and State streets, City of Scottville.

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015:

12:07 p.m., (LPD), larceny, 100 block of W. Haight St., City of Ludington.

4:15 p.m., (LPD), larceny, 100 block of E. Ludington Ave., City of Ludington.

6:41 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, Jebavy Drive and Johnson Road, PM Township.

6:51 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, Dewey near Amber roads, Victory Township.

7:53 p.m., (Michigan State Police, Hart post), domestic assault, 300 block of Dewey Rd., Sherman Township.

9:00 p.m., (MCSO), a 31-year-old Fountain man was arrested for domestic assault following a 911 call reporting an assault, 300 block of S. Gibson Rd., Branch Township.

Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015:

12:35 a.m., (LPD), domestic assault, 700 block of E. Filer St., City of Ludington.

10:07 a.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, no injuries, 1900 block of N. Jebavy Dr., Hamlin Township.

1:26 p.m., (LPD), domestic assault, 900 block of S. Madison St., City of Ludington.

1:43 p.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, no injuries, US 10 and Jebavy Dr., PM Township.

2:27 p.m., (LPD), domestic assault, 500 block of E. Melendy St., City of Ludington.

10:15 p.m., (LPD), property damage accident, E. Foster and S. James streets, City of Ludington.

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