Allen Rich has been charged with failing to yield to pedestrian in a crosswalk. August 1 Mt. Pleasant police were called to the intersection of Jefferson and Monroe. Bethany Knudsen was struck by a truck in the crosswalk. The truck then left the scene. Rich said he thought Knudsen had hit his truck with her fist. He did not think he had hit her so he drove on down the street. The next day he went to police to tell them what he believed happened.