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Teen arrested for hit and run after hitting student


January 17, 2018

POLICE AND MEDICS attend to a 13-year-old girl after she was struck by a car on Mountain View Road Wednesday, Jan. 10 while the driver was allegedly fleeing police, and then drove away from the scene.

Sweet Home police arrested a 19-year-old Sweet Home man in connection with what police are describing as a hit-and-run accident that left a 13-year-old girl with minor injuries on Wednesday, Jan. 10.

Tylor Alen Jackson was charged with felony hit and run and with reckless driving, a misdemeanor.

Police Chief Jeff Lynn was traveling east on Long Street at about 2:27 p.m. when he observed a northbound white four-door vehicle turn east from 18th Avenue to Long Street.

He heard tires squealing and observed the vehicle accelerating quickly on Long Street, Lynn said. By the time he reached the...

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