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Police searching for driver in a DeForest crash involving a pedestrian

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Published: Oct. 11, 2021 at 8:21 PM CDT
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VILLAGE OF DEFOREST, Wis. (WMTV) - The DeForest Police Department is searching for the driver of the vehicle that hit a pedestrian Monday night in the Village of Deforest.

Police say officers responded around 6:50 p.m. near the intersection of Trailside Drive and West North Street, for a report of a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash.

The pedestrian suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital, according to the DeForest Police Dept. They add, there is no further information available on the victim’s condition.

Meanwhile, police are searching for the driver who they say fled west from the scene after the crash.

The vehicle that hit the pedestrian has front end damage, which includes the head lights, according to police.

The DeForest Police Dept. is asking the public to help find and identify the vehicle and driver involved in the crash.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has knowledge of the whereabouts of the striking vehicle is asked to contact the DeForest Police Department at 608-846-6756. An anonymous Tip Line is also available at 608-846-6771.

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