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Police seek driver after Reserve hit-and-run

| Monday, Nov. 21, 2011

Reserve police are seeking the driver in a hit-and-run incident that severely injured a man.

Police said the 21-year-old Shaler man was hit while walking on Ramage Road between Colby Street and Spring Garden Road about 11 p.m. Sunday. The victim -- whom police did not identify -- suffered cuts to the head, feet and hands; severe road rash, and a possible concussion, police said. He remains hospitalized.

The suspect's vehicle, believed to be a dark-colored 2000 Chevrolet Blazer, accelerated after hitting the man, police said.

The Blazer will have damage to the passenger-side front bumper, headlight and possibly side mirror that is consistent with striking a pedestrian, police said.

The vehicle was last seen at the intersection of Ramage and Spring Garden roads, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 412-322-1559.

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