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      Pedestrian seriously injured in hit and run

      SEATTLE - A man was rushed to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car at Yesler and Broadway early Saturday morning.

      Seattle Police and Seattle Fire responded to the 800 Block of Yesler Way 4:15 a.m., and found a man rolling in the street with obvious injuries.

      A passing motorist had previously flagged down an off-duty Washington State Patrol Trooper to report the man lying in the middle of the street.

      A spokesman for the State Patrol says the off-duty trooper was directing traffic on Broadway for a construction company when a man on a bike told the workers someone had been hit.

      Seattle police say there are no witnesses to the collision, but the off-duty trooper says a taxi driver may have seen the car drive away. The vehicle has been described as a white, older model Ford Taurus.

      Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Seattle Police.
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