|Published: 9:56 AM, 05/20/2013
Author: Staff Report
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
Officials say a Sweetwater man who
stole a big-rig truck, caused several accidents and told
investigators he was fleeing zombies when he did it has pleaded
guilty to several felonies.
Published reports said Jerimiah
Hartline of Sweetwater, pleaded guilty Monday to assault with a
deadly weapon, hit-and-run causing death or injury, and vehicle
theft. He could get five years in prison.
According to the media reports, the
California Highway Patrol said last month that Hartline stowed away
in the truck in Tennessee and stole it when the driver got out at
The CHP said after Hartline caused
several crashes, the big-rig overturned on Interstate 15 near
Seven people were injured, and CHP
investigators said Hartline told them he'd had to speed and swerve
because he was fleeing from the walking dead.
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