Deputies: Maine man hits man with vehicle, flees scene

Deputies say the suspect is Keir Grosse-Rhode of Brewer, Maine.

Hopewell, N.Y. (WHAM) - One person was injured after being hit by a vehicle in the Town of Hopewell on Friday, August 17.

Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the area of Walmart and Lowes on Recreation Drive at 4:45 a.m.

Deputies say Jesse Gettings is the victim. He was laying on the ground in the Applebee's parking lot when they arrived.

A witness told deputies that Gettings was struck by a vehicle. The witness also alleged that the incident was intentional.

The witness said a pickup truck ran into Gettings, throwing him several feet.

The witness also told deputies the pickup truck traveled East on Route 5 and 20 after striking Gettings.

Deputies say the suspect is Keir Grosse-Rhode of Brewer, Maine. He was located at the Wendy's in the Town of Geneva shortly after the incident.

Grosse-Rhode was taken into custody for assault and was arraigned in the Ontario County Jail.

He will appear in the Town of Hopewell court at a later date.

Gettings complained of leg pain and internal injuries.

He was taken to Strong Memorial hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Gettings remains in satisfactory condition.

Recreation Drive was closed off for about three hours while deputies investigated.

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