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Man critically hurt in Inwood hit-and-run, Nassau cops say

Nassau County police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who seriously injured a pedestrian in Inwood on Friday night.

A man, 57, was walking south across Burnside Avenue about 100 feet west of Rockaway Turnpike when a motorist in a white vehicle traveling east struck him, police said in a news release.

The vehicle kept going and turned south onto Rockaway Turnpike, police said.

The victim, who suffered serious injuries and is in critical condition, was taken to a hospital.

Detectives ask that anyone with information about the vehicle to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-224-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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