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Pedestrian seriously injured in Raleigh hit and run

Posted October 7, 2017 10:10 a.m. EDT
Updated October 7, 2017 10:38 a.m. EDT

 Accident

— A pedestrian was seriously injured Saturday morning in a hit-and-run crash on Tryon Road.

Authorities said the crash happened at the intersection with Lake Wheeler Road. A witness driving by around 8:41 a.m. called police after seeing the man lying in a ditch.

Troopers said the man's injuries are possibly life-threatening.

The 58-year-old man was taken to WakeMed. His name was not released.

The road was closed for an hour on Saturday morning.

Authorities do not have a description of the suspect vehicle.