Man crashes, steals firefighter's personal truck, police say

Man crashes, steals firefighter's personal truck, police say

DAUGHERTY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A man is accused of stealing a volunteer firefighter's personal vehicle from the scene of a crash Tuesday night in Beaver County.

Police said 42-year-old Shaun Reilly crashed his SUV about 10 p.m. along Marion Hill Road in New Brighton. The SUV went through a fence before rolling.

Reilly got out of the SUV and then stole the pickup truck belonging to the volunteer firefighter who stopped to help, authorities said. He drove the truck to Beaver Falls, where he jumped out and walked into a bar.

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Witnesses said Reilly was arrested almost immediately, but allegedly put up a fight.

Reilly was taken to a hospital, where he continues to recover from serious facial injuries, officials said. He will be taken to jail upon his release.

Reilly is facing charges of driving under the influence, resisting arrest and theft of a motor vehicle.