82-year-old man charged with hit and run at Columbia Center Mall

82-year-old man charged with hit and run at Columbia Center Mall

A man is facing a hit and run charge after crashing into a metal fence in front of Macy’s at the Columbia Center Mall and failing to stop.

William Pettinger, 82, hit the fence with his vehicle, knocking it down, and attempted to drive away from the scene.

Witnesses said multiple people were chasing his car, trying to get him to pull over.

Police arrived at the scene around 1:30 p.m. They located the man inside of the mall, according to a spokesperson with the Kennewick Police Department.