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South Carolina driver arrested for Vehicular Assault after driving impaired, striking pedestrian

Post Date:12/04/2017 3:00 PM

Frank Swinehart
Age: 70
Fort Mill, SC

A South Carolina man is in trouble in Tennessee after hitting a pedestrian with his car, Sunday night, at the Cool Springs Boulevard Starbucks. Officers were summoned to the coffee shop at 9:15 last night after 70-year-old Frank Swinehart hit and seriously injured a 54-year-old man in the parking lot.

Officers determined that Swinehart was intoxicated and arrested him. Charged with DUI and Vehicular Assault, Swinehart is free on the $15,000 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court on 12/14/2017 at 1:00 pm. The man that Swinehart hit remains in critical condition.

 

 

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