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Pedestrian seriously injured in hit-and-run on Lincoln Street

Police said a 63-year-old Eugene man was walking across Lincoln Street at West 10th Avenue at 7:39 p.m. when a vehicle backing up at high speed hit him.

Posted: Dec. 11, 2018 11:24 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- A pedestrian was struck by a car in Eugene Monday night, and police are seeking the public’s help identifying the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run.

Police said a 63-year-old Eugene man was walking across Lincoln Street at West 10th Avenue at about 7:39 p.m., when a vehicle backing up at high speed hit him.

The car sped away after hitting the man, who sustained serious injuries in the crash.

Police said the sedan is white with tinted windows and a broken tail light. They said the car might be a Camry or Acura.

If you have any information, contact Officer Shawn Trotter at 541-968-8396.

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