Driver facing hit-and-run count
A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of hit-and-run following an incident that occurred about 6:25 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 29.
State police at Frackville said Kenneth R. Jessman Jr., 46, of Girardville, was operating a 1995 Chrysler Cirrus while backing out of a space in the unit block of W. Main St., in Girardville, when his vehicle struck a 2006 Ford F150 truck.
After striking the truck Jessman fled the scene, troopers said, going east on W. Main St. Evidence found at the scene and through an investigation led to Jessman, troopers added.