BENTONVILLE — A Rogers man was arrested after fleeing the scene of a vehicle collision that resulted in a woman’s death.
Andrew Keith Scheffler, 19, was being held Thursday in the Benton County Jail with no bond set. He was arrested in connection with battery, robbery and breaking or entering. Scheffler has also been arrested in connection with negligent homicide, leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while intoxicated. The collision happened about 6:07 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of South Eighth Street and West Price Lane, according to a probable cause affidavit.
Scheffler was driving a 2006 Subaru Impreza south on Eighth Street, ran a red light and collided with the driver’s side of a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am, according to report from the Arkansas State Police.
The Grand Am was driven by Lindsey Frame who died at a hospital, according to court documents.
Scheffler fled the scene on foot before police arrived, according to the affidavit.
Police found Scheffler near the intersection of South Eighth Street and West New Hope Road, according to the affidavit.
Scheffler hit an officer in the face, the affidavit states. Scheffler said he was on acid and he was taken to the Police Department, the affidavit states. Police tried to talk with Scheffler and he said, “No, I’m still lost in my mind on acid.”
Police observed several scrapes and marks on Scheffler’s face and arms, according to the affidavit. They got a warrant to test his blood and urine.
Scheffler’s arraignment is scheduled for Feb. 25 in Benton County Circuit Judge Brad Karren’s courtroom.
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