Hit-and-run strikes a pedestrian; Dayton Police on the lookout

DAYTON — Crews responded to a car-pedestrian crash early Saturday morning.

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Dayton Police and Fire were called to the 300 block of East 5th Street at approximately 2:10 a.m.

A car reportedly hit a pedestrian and injured the person’s knee, then fled the scene, Montgomery County dispatch told News Center 7.

Medics were called to the scene and tended to the wounded pedestrian, dispatch confirmed. However, it is currently unknown whether the person will be transported to the hospital for further care.

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Dayton Police are on the lookout for a “blue Chrysler” that reportedly struck the pedestrian, dispatch said.

We will update this story as it develops and more information is released regarding the victim’s conditions or the progress made to catch the culprit.

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