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Girl, 9, hurt in East State hit-skip


November 10, 2012
Morning Journal News

City police are looking for the person responsible for hitting a 9-year-old girl with a pickup on East State Street Friday evening.

Lt. Dave Casto of the Salem Police department said officers were called to the 500 block of East State Street at 9:20 p.m. after someone reported an accident.

On scene, officers were told that an early 2000s model black Chevy S-10 struck the girl and continued eastbound.

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A Ohio Highway Patrol trooper from the Lisbon post diagrams the scene at the 500 block of East State Street in downtown Salem where a girl, 9, was injured in a pedestrian hit-skip Friday night. (Salem News photo by B.J. Lisko)

Casto said the department does not have the vehicle's registration information but that the driver is believed to be a man. The girl was taken by KLG Ambulance to Salem Hospital with serious injuries.

The Lisbon Post of the Highway Patrol also had a trooper on scene.

Anyone with information about the accident should call the department at 330-337-7811.



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