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Man Responsible for Wood County Hit and Run Accident Sentenced

Monday, September 18th, 2023 -- 3:01 PM

The man responsible for a hit and run accident in Wood County was sentenced in Wood County Court on Friday.

Back on June 16th, at 10:43 A.M., the Wood County Sheriff's Department received a report of a hit and run accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian with injuries in the 4100 block of George Rd, township of Seneca.

Sheriff's Department personnel discovered that an adult female was walking with a small child on the shoulder of the road, when the adult female was struck from behind and suffered injuries. The child was not physically injured during the hit and run crash.

The adult female victim, from Wisconsin Rapids, was treated at the Marshfield Medical Center. On June 19th, the Wood County Sheriff's Department arrested Cody Provost of Wisconsin Rapids in connection to the hit and run vehicle crash.

Provost admitted to investigators that he thought he hit a mailbox and later found out he hit a person. Provost also described concealing the vehicle's damaged parts as well as fixing the damage to the vehicle.

During his court appearance on Friday, Provost was found guilty of, due to a no contest plea, hit and run involve injury and resisting or obstructing an officer. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail and 18 months of probation.

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