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Pierre Man Arrested After Stealing Vehicle And Crashing Into Tree While Impaired

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

PIERRE, S.D. (TodaysKCCR.com) – A Pierre mans has been arrested after stealing a vehicle and crashing into a tree while impaired.

Pierre Police Department Officers responded to a single vehicle collision on Saturday at 11:24 A.M. in the 300 block of north Nicollet. According to a release from the Pierre Police Department, 28 year old Torin Dewitt of Pierre was assisted from the vehicle and transported to Avera St. Mary’s Hospital for his injuries. Further investigation of the scene determined that Dewitt has been operating a stolen 2000 Chevrolet Silverado and been impaired at the time of the collision.

Dewitt was released from care and transported to the Hughes County Jail and booked for driving while suspended, DUI 2nd offense, ingestion of controlled drug or substance as felony, theft of a motor vehicle over $1,000 and a separate Hughes County warrant of arrest.

Damages to the Chevrolet Silverado were listed at $2,000.

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