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One injured in crash

One person was injured in a pickup truck-car crash at 3:51 a.m. on July 14, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Jeremy Schieffer, 28, Riverton, Wyo., was driving a 2012 Ram 2500 pickup truck east on 3rd Street Northeast, approaching the...

One person was injured in a pickup truck-car crash at 3:51 a.m. on July 14, according to the Jamestown Police Department.

Jeremy Schieffer, 28, Riverton, Wyo., was driving a 2012 Ram 2500 pickup truck east on 3rd Street Northeast, approaching the intersection with 4th Avenue Northeast.

Erica Halvorson, 28, Jamestown, was driving a 2012 Kia Fortes south on 4th Avenue Northeast, approaching the intersection with 3rd Street Northeast.

The police said Schieffer did not stop at a stop sign and struck the car that Halvorson was driving. Schieffer left the scene of the accident and continued to 5th Avenue Northeast, police said, drove up an embankment and struck railroad tracks at the top of the embankment. The truck jumped over the railroad tracks, then drove down the railroad tracks and turned onto 7th Avenue Southeast. Police said Schieffer abandoned the truck in an alley between 2nd and 3rd Streets Northeast. Schieffer was located in the 800 block of 5th Avenue Northeast and arrested, about one hour after the truck was located.

Schieffer was charged July 15 in Southeast District Court with criminal vehicular injury and leaving the scene of an accident involving a personal injury, Class C felonies. He is free on bond.

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Halvorson wore a seat belt and was transported by Jamestown Area Ambulance to Jamestown Regional Medical Center for treatment of a cut on her arm and bruising. It was not known if Schieffer wore a seat belt at the time of the crash.

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