Man who steals vehicle, hits pedestrian gets prison time

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A man learns his fate for stealing a truck and hitting a pedestrian while fleeing the scene.   22-year-old Jacob Doss was sentenced to serve nearly one to two years in prison with three years probation plus restitution.  He was sentenced on one charge of aggravated assault by vehicle.

In May, Doss claimed to be hit by a pickup truck at 17th and State streets.  When the driver got out, police say doss jumped in and stole his truck.  Moments later, police say Doss hit a man at West 26th and Sassafras streets before crashing into a building at 311 West 24th Street.

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