Hit and Run Driver Arrested After Striking Bicyclist
(Golden, Ill)—Adams County Sheriff’s Deputies take a West Point, Illinois man into custody after a hit and run accident near Golden.
The accident happened at 6:36 p.m. Friday. Deputies say Don Smith of Golden was riding his bike on East 2500th Street when he was struck by a pickup pulling a trailer. The driver fled the scene.
A description of the vehicle led deputies to a location in West Point . Around 10 p.m., officers took 50 year-old Tracy Herman into custody and impounded his truck . Herman is lodged in the Adams County Jail pending an initial court appearance.
The extent of injuries to the bicyclist was not disclosed.