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Man injured in hit and run collision


A hit and run collision injured a pedestrian Monday night.

The incident happened about 6:10 p.m. at Pittston Avenue and Orchard Street. The 53-year-old victim told police he was crossing the avenue when a black sedan traveling at a high rate of speed turned left onto Pittston Avenue from Orchard Street and hit him, police Lt. Marty Crofton said. The vehicle then sped off, traveling south on Pittston Avenue. No further descriptio­n of the vehicle was available.

The victim went to Geisinger Community Medical Center with leg and rib pain, Lt. Crofton said. Anyone with more informatio­n on the crash is asked to call police at 570-348-4134.

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