Wanted Hit & Run Suspect Arrested

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A wanted Terre Haute man has been arrested in Marshall Illinois according to the Vigo County Sheriff’s Department.

Dale Oaks is the suspect in a hit and run Wednesday night. Hitting two Wisconsin brothers riding motorcycles on U.S. 41 northbound near the Vigo County Dodge Dealership. The two were treated for serious head injuries and are reportedly doing well.

At the time of the accident, Oaks was fleeing from police after stealing from Walmart south, which he’s been reported doing so in the past.

After striking the motorcycles, Oaks ran to the Dodge dealership, stealing a maintenance vehicle that still had keys inside.

The Vigo County Sheriff’s Dept. reports that Oaks was coincidentally driving the stolen vehicle and at a Walmart when he was arrested in Marshall, where he was taken into custody.

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