Juvenile driver caught after crashing vehicle through a fence today and fleeing scene

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Sheriff’s Office responded to an early morning collision at the intersection of North Smith Road and Arapahoe Drive, Undersheriff Ryan Lee said this morning.

“A sedan had run off the roadway through some fencing and into a yard at this location. The driver of the vehicle had fled the area. The vehicle was also found to have been taken without consent from the owner. The incident was directly related to a Riverton Police Department case that occurred earlier this morning. Riverton Police Officers located the suspect in both incidents in town later this  morning; he was identified as a 15-year-old Riverton boy,” a statement said.

“The Sheriff’s Office has issued a citation for Hit and Run concerning the county incident, the Police Department is handling the remaining investigation,” Lee said.