Suspect arraigned in hit-and-run - WNEM TV 5

Suspect arraigned in hit-and-run

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Source: Clare County Sheriff's Department Source: Clare County Sheriff's Department
CLARE COUNTY, MI (WNEM) -

An arrest has been made after a hit-and-run.

The accident happened at 3:26 p.m. on Aug. 19 on Washington Road near Brand Avenue in Clare County's Sheridan Township.

The driver ran off the road and hit Patrick Armentrout, 63, the Clare County Sheriff's Department said.

Armentrout was in his yard mowing his lawn on a riding lawn mower at the time of the incident. The car then fled the scene, the sheriff's department said.

He was transported to the Clare emergency room for non-life threatening injuries.

Witnesses told responding deputies the car was a white, mid-size Pontiac. It was described as an older vehicle and in poor condition.

The Clare County Sheriff's Department took the suspect into custody on Tuesday. He was arraigned on Wednesday.

Antonio Skorzewski, 30, was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, fail to stop at the scene of a personal injury accident, reckless driving and habitual offender.

His bond was set at $60,000.

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