Ex-sheriff victim of hit and run

The Nevada Highway Patrol said Wednesday a hit-and-run driver ran into former Sheriff Rich Ingram’s vehicle at McLean Road near the Reno Highway earlier that morning.

Fallon NHP Sgt. Dave Cox said paramedics took Ingram to Banner Churchill Community Hospital. Ingram was treated and released

NHP spokesman Dave Gibson out of Reno said troopers located the driver of the vehicle, Jennifer Czichotski of Fallon, at a friend’s house in the city. Gibson said she also was seen at Banner Churchill. According to a field report, Gibson said Czichotski rear-ended Ingram’s vehicle and then took off.

NHP troopers were able to talk with several witnesses after the accident and from that, were able to locate Czichotski.

Gibson said charges are still pending.


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