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Hit and Run in Nanticoke

Posted on: 3:28 am, February 23, 2013, by , updated on: 07:56pm, February 23, 2013

Police are examining clues they hope will lead them to a hit and run driver.

Nanticoke Police say a 16 year old boy, riding a scooter, was hit by a car Friday night.  It happened just after 10:00 p.m. near the intersection of West Union Street and Alden Road.

The driver took off.  A witness says the driver didn’t even slow down or brake after the impact, and the car was moving at a high rate of speed.

The car is a dark, older model, with four doors.  It should have damage to the front passenger’s side, with a broken headlight or marker light.

Police tell Newswatch 16 the victim is at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in stable condition.

If you know anything about the incident, call Nanticoke Police at (570) 735-2200.

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