Man Charged After Attempting to Flee the Scene of an Accident

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MORGANTOWN, PA — Caernarvon Township Police Department has arrested a man after attempting to flee the scene of a motor vehicle accident.

Authorities state that 38-year-old Jason Syder was driving South on Morgantown Road and turned into the Hollywood Casino, located at 6021 Morgantown Road, striking a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction. Syder reportedly failed to stop at the accident scene and fled the area. After viewing video footage provided by the casino and further investigation, police identified Snyder as the suspect.

Syder has been charged with causing an accident involving damage to a vehicle or property, and additional related offenses.

Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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