Pickup Driver Charged After Hit and Run in Hopewell

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The driver of a pickup truck is under arrest and a Prattsburgh man is in the hospital after a hit-and-run incident in Hopewell.

The Ontario County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called to a restaurant in Hopewell at 4:45 yesterday morning...and they found 32-year-old Jesse Gettings lying in the parking lot suffering from leg and internal injuries. He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester for treatment.

Witnesses told investigators that Gettings had been deliberately struck by a pickup truck, throwing him several feet through the air. 

The suspect vehicle was located minutes later in Geneva by Geneva police, who detained driver Keir Grosse-Rhode of Brewer, Maine. Grosse-Rhode has been charged with first degree assault and has a date in Hopewell Town Court.

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