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Driver hits pedestrian with vehicle, flees the scene

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Posted: Jun 9, 2011 6:17 AM by Brittany Rivas
Updated: Jun 9, 2011 6:17 AM
Source: BRPD

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Topics: hit and run, BRPD, pedestrian, Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for the person who hit a pedestrian with a vehicle and fled the scene.

It happened around 4:35 a.m. Thursday in the 5600 block of Plank Road.

A passerby called police to report the incident.

When officers arrived, they found a 46-year-old woman lying in the roadway.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with critical injuries. The identity of the victim has not been released.

A description of the vehicle has not been released.

The hit and run is under investigation.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the BRPD's Traffic Homicide Unit at 389-7819.

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