As Officer Jeremy Enyart arrived at the scene he made contact with the driver, 23 year old Kristofer D. Newman of Plymouth who was driving the 2001 Ford Ranger. Newman said that he was speeding and decided to drive off-road into the large grassy area across from the tennis courts to make a U-turn. He accelerate causing ruts in the grass and at approximately 30 feet into the grassy area Newman lost control of the truck when it rolled-over twice coming to rest on its driver’s side.
Mr. Newman was not injured in the accident but did receive a citation for reckless driving and was given a court date of June 3rd.
Rans Towing assisted in the removal of the vehicle due to the damage caused by the accident.
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