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Police seek driver in hit-and-run

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A Rocky Mount man is recovering after reportedly being hit by a vehicle whose driver fled the scene.

According to police reports, the incident happened around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night in front of the EP Mart on the 1100 block of East Raleigh Boulevard. The victim told police he was crossing the street when a cream-colored SUV struck him. The driver reportedly fled the scene without stopping to check on the victim.

The man was taken to Nash General Hospital where he was treated and released. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov. Text a tip to police at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL to direct the tip to the Rocky Mount Police Department and type up to 155 characters about the information.