Granite Falls (KMHL) – Early Sunday morning the Granite Falls Police Department was dispatched to a residence to investigate a fight. Officers spoke with the victim, Pablo Cruz Horton age 28 of Granite Falls, about the assault, and he notified officers that he was the passenger in a vehicle that just struck and injured a man near his residence. Officers quickly located the crash scene where there was evidence of serious injury, but no victim was found. Later officers located the vehicle, a 2009 white Chevy Tahoe, and the alleged driver Alan Asuncion De Los Santos, age 27, of Granite Falls was arrested for suspicion of Criminal Vehicular Operation, and passenger Horton, was also detained for questioning. Officers continued to investigate leads, and at approximately 9:46 am, a tip led officers to a another Granite Falls residence where the victim, Erwin Oran Rendon age 55, of Granite Falls, was located. Rendon appeared to have significant injuries to both his head and face, as well as injuries to his lower extremities. Rendon was immediately transported to the Avera Granite Falls Hospital, where he was treated and later flown by helicopter to a metro area hospital. The medical condition of Mr. Rendon was not available at the time of this press release.