Man Charged With Leaving Scene Of An AccidentDec 28th, 2012 | By Jacob | Category: Community News, Front Page
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
A Lee man was charged with leaving the scene of an accident after hitting a fire hydrant on Wednesday, Dec. 26.
According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, Charles N. Kuhl, 59, of Lee, was southbound on State Road 53 in a 1998 Chevy S-10. The pickup entered the west shoulder and struck a fire hydrant head-on.
Kuhl left the scene of the crash but his pickup was found about a mile away on SR 53 by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office after it became disabled due to its damage.
FHP Trooper Manuel Smyrnios was the investigating officer.