Man Arrested in Hit/Skip Involving Child

The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is announcing an arrest in a hit/skip crash involving an 8-year-old girl.

img_2072On Thursday, June 14th at approximately 6:35 p.m. the child was struck by a vehicle in the 1400 block of Spangler Street NE, Canton. The driver then fled the scene.

Shortly before 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 15th 24-year-old Ronald Richard Dickens II turned himself in to investigators. The silver 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan he was driving at the time of the crash has been recovered.

“I would like to thank the Stark County community for quickly responding to our request for more information regarding this incident,” said Sheriff George T. Maier. “We remain dedicated to working side-by-side with the community to create a safer Stark County.”


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