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Salem police investigating hit and run at Giant Eagle

SALEM — City police are investigating a hit and run accident near the east entrance of the Giant Eagle store Friday which left an 86-year-old pedestrian injured.

The call came in at 11:18 a.m. that a woman had been struck by a vehicle while walking to enter the store. She was in the marked crosswalk area and almost to the doors when the accident occurred.

The vehicle was not located and had not been able to be identified.

Fire department first responders and EMT ambulance arrived, her family was notified and she was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital in downtown Youngstown for treatment.

Investigators are working on reviewing video surveillance. Anyone who saw anything or who may have information about the accident or the vehicle involved is asked to contact the Salem Police Department at 330-337-7811.

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