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Police: Driver flees after hitting pedestrian in Central Islip

Police with a car that officials said had

Police with a car that officials said had damage that matched the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run in Central Islip Thursday night. Credit: Stringer News Service

A pedestrian was injured by a hit-and-run driver Thursday night in Central Islip, police said.

The man was walking on Wilson Boulevard at 10:30 p.m. when he was hit, police said.

The vehicle drove away, and the pedestrian was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore with injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.

Officers later found an abandoned vehicle with damage that matched the vehicle involved, police said.

Police asked anyone with information on the hit-and-run to call the Third Precinct at 631-852-8315 or Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477.

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