Driver charged after hit-and-run crash in Montgomery

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MONTGOMERY — A 32-year-old man from Jay was charged following a hit-and-run crash in Montgomery yesterday.

The crash took place on Route 242, near the Belfry, at around 7:04 a.m.

The fleeing vehicle was described as a white Chevy Tahoe.

Police say the vehicle was reported throughout the day to be seen driving erratically and in excess of 100 miles-per-hour in multiple towns in Franklin County.

Police say there was also a report of a second hit-and-run in Berkshire.

Following an investigation, police identified the driver as Samuel Wunch.

They eventually were able to locate Wunch at his home later that night.

Police say Wunch was issued a citation to appear in court on December 14 for the offenses of LSA and negligent operation.