Truck flees after hitting fire hydrant

January 30, 2023

Truck flees after hitting fire hydrant

PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A pick up truck fled the scene after hitting a fire hydrant Sunday, Jan. 29, shortly after 1 a.m. at the intersection of Pere Marquette Highway and Sixth Street, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

“It was reported a white pickup truck ran off the road and struck a fire hydrant at the corner, snapping it off,” said Sheriff Cole. “The vehicle left the scene before deputies arrived.” No one was injured.

Other police activity over the weekend includes:

Friday, Jan. 27, 2023:

  • 5:53 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), two-vehicle crash, no injury, Chauvez Road east of Brye Road, Riverton Township.
  • 2:21 p.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, no injury, US 10 east of Darr Road, Custer Township.
  • 5 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Beaune Road north of Angling Road, Hamlin Township.
  • 6:21 p.m., (MCSO), gas drive-off, $46.01 in fuel stolen, Airport EZ Mart, 5400 block of West US 1o, Pere Marquette Township.

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023:

  • 9:28 a.m., (MCSO), gas drive-off, $79.64 in fuel stolen, Scottville Shell, 100 block of East State Street, City of Scottville.
  • 11:44 a.m., (Ludington Police Department), a 75-year-old Ludington man was cited for driving on a cancelled license, Lawndale and Sherman streets, City of Ludington.
  • 6 p.m., (Michigan State Police, Hart post), a 22-year-old Manistee woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant, US 10 near Taco Bell, Amber Township.

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023:

  • 6:19 a.m., (MCSO), vehicle slide-off, no damage or injury, Custer and Meisenheimer roads, Eden Township.
  • 9:21 p.m., (LPD), a 49-year-old Ludington man was arrested on an outstanding Friend of the Court warrant issued in Kent County, 200 block of East Foster Street, City of Ludington. He was lodged in the Mason County Jail.
  • 10:59 p.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, Branch Township.

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