Charges filed in Hit and Run accident in Coshocton County

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  COSHOCTON, Ohio–Authorities announced on Thursday that charges have been filed in connection with a hit and run accident in Coshocton County.

Coshocton County Sheriff James Crawford said that 39-year-old Jerome L. Starner of Coshocton and 45-year-old Melannis L. Stevens of Newcomerstown were formally charged  with one count each of Tampering With Evidence, a Felony of the 3rd degree.

These charges stem from an accident that occurred on Saturday, March 27, on State Route 751 that seriously injured two Waynesburg, Ohio residents who were riding on a motorcycle.

This accident remains under investigation. No other information will be released at this time.