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Pedestrian struck by hit-run driver along National Pike

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Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, 4:48 p.m.

State police in Uniontown are seeking information on a hit-and-run driver who struck a pedestrian along the National Pike in Wharton Township Thursday afternoon.

Police said the pedestrian, Jacknuel Santos Rodriguez, 33, of Farmington, was treated at Uniontown Hospital after he was struck by a white Cadillac as he was walking east along Route 40 just west of Ranking Road.

The incident occurred about 2 p.m.

State police said the driver, a short, blonde female, was driving east when she crossed over into the westbound lanes and struck Santos Rodriguez, who was walking on the north berm. Witnesses reported that she briefly stopped after the collision, then continued driving east.

Anyone with information is asked to telephone police at (724) 439-7111.

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