POTTSVILLE, Pa. — Police in Schuylkill County have charged a man in connection with a hit and run last month that injured a child.
On Wednesday, Pottsville police charged Fred Yeastedt, 38, of Saint Clair, with aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI, aggravated assault by vehicle, DUI, and other charges.
Police say Yeastedt hit a 12-year-old girl with his truck at North Centre Street and Race Street in Pottsville. It happened on October 29.
The girl was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
Yeastedt is awaiting arraignment on the charges in Schuylkill County.