ROCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — A 47-year-old Vermont man is facing charges he was driving a pickup truck that didn’t stop after hitting a pedestrian in Rochester who later died.
State Police say Timothy Pratt, of Rochester, was issued a citation Thursday to appear in court to answer a charge of leaving the scene of an accident that caused a death.
Police say 86-year-old George Goding was hit Jan. 15 while walking on Route 100. He died in a hospital.
Before he died, Goding said he was hit by a white pickup truck that was headed toward Hancock.
If convicted, Pratt could be sentenced to up to 15 years in prison.
A message left for a Timothy Pratt in Rochester was not immediately returned on Thursday.
Pratt is due in court Friday.