Monday, May 23, 2022

Woman Thrown from Vehicle near Kelayres; Hazleton Man Wanted for Incident

A Hazleton man is wanted on charges after a woman was thrown from a vehicle near Kelayres.

According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville, Troopers investigated a domestic altercation between a boyfriend and girlfriend that occurred on Sunday, May 15th, 2022 around 11:00am.

The incident occurred near the intersection of Kelayres Road and Pine Street in Kline Township.

Troopers says Kristian Steadman, 19, of Hazleton was driving a Mercedes Benz C300 with his 19 year old girlfriend seated in the rear driver side seat with the door open.

The investigation found that Steadman drove the vehicle in a violent manner causing the woman to be thrown from the vehicle.

State Police have charged Steadman with Aggravated Assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, driving without a license, careless driving, and reckless driving.

A warrant has been issued for his arrest.