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Man critically injured in Roosevelt Boulevard hit-and-run

Police are investigating after a driver hit a man Wednesday night on Roosevelt Boulevard and left the scene.

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A man was critically injured Wednesday night in a hit-and-run crash on Roosevelt Boulevard near Pratt Street, police said.

The man was crossing in the middle of the block while the driver was making a left turn onto the Boulevard at around 8 p.m., investigators said. After being hit, the man was thrown 20 feet into a guard rail, according to police.

Police said the driver didn’t stop and headed northbound on the Boulevard. 

The man was rushed to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital after suffering head trauma and a broken right leg, authorities said.

Investigators say the suspect was driving a silver or gray Ford pickup truck with black on the side. Authorities continue to investigate the crash. ••

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