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Driver flees after striking pedestrian along Route 30 |

Driver flees after striking pedestrian along Route 30

| Friday, August 3, 2018 6:54 a.m.
A section of Route 30 near East Pittsburgh was shut down for several hours on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 after a man crossing the roadway was hit by a vehicle. Police are searching for the driver, who fled the scene.

Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that fled the scene after striking a pedestrian who was crossing Route 30 in East Pittsburgh early Friday morning.

The incident occurred shortly before 2:30 a.m. near the Westinghouse Bridge, according to Tribune-Review news partners WPXI-TV

The man who was struck was conscious and speaking to emergency responders when he was transported to hospital.

The road was closed in both directions until about 4;30 a.m. while the incident was being investigated.

A description of the vehicle has not been released.

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Tony LaRussa is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tony at 724-772-6368 or or via Twitter @TonyLaRussaTrib.

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