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Caroline woman hurt in hit-and-run crash
A 44-year-old Caroline County woman was walking southbound in the northbound lane of U.S. 301, south of Wagon Wheel Road early Thursday when she was struck by a Dodge truck, according to Virginia State Police.
The woman suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Mary Washington Hospital.
The crash was just before 1:30 a.m. Thursday and the driver of the truck did not stop. State police are seeking the public’s help in locating the driver.
The truck is a silver Dodge truck and has damage to the front end.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Trooper M.C. Hite at 804/553-3445 or 804/633-6799 or via email at Marshall.Hite@vsp.virginia.gov. All information provided will be kept confidential.
The investigation is ongoing. It’s unclear if weather conditions were a factor, but it was snowing at the time of the crash, said Sgt. Thomas Molnar of the state police.