Hit and Run: Waynesboro man who fled arrested

A Waynesboro man who fled after striking a pedestrian walking along Tomstown Road in Quincy Township Jan. 23 was taken into custody by Pennsylvania State Police Friday night.

Michael Matthew McCoy, 31, is in Franklin County Jail, unable to post $75,000 bail set by Magisterial District Judge Duane Cunningham.

He faces multiple felony, misdemeanor and summary charges in connection with the hit and run that left David Stotler, 58, of Waynesboro, seriously injured. A passerby saw Stotler and stopped to help. He was airlifted to the University of Maryland’s Shock Trauma Center with a broken arm and serious internal injuries. He remains in serious condition in the center’s intensive care unit following multiple surgeries.

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Charges include:

  • Aggravated assault by vehicle, a third degree felony
  • Recklessly Endangering Another Person, a second degree misdemeanor
  • Accident causing Serious Bodily Injury, a third degree felony
  • Careless Driving – Serious Bodily Injury, a summary offense
  • Reckless Driving, a summary offense
  • Disregarding Traffic Lane (Single), a summary offense
  • Obedience to Traffic-Control Devices, a summary offense
  • Failure to Stop And Give Information or Render Aid, a summary offense
  • Failure to Notify Police Of Accident\ Injury Or Death, a summary offense
  • Give False Information, a summary offense

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McCoy’s preleminary hearing in the case takes place Feb. 22 in Franklin County Central Court.