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Officials searching for suspects in pedestrian hit-and-run

SMITHS STATION, AL (WTVM) -

Lee County Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for the suspects believed to be involved in a pedestrian hit-and-run. 

On August 26 deputies responded to the 1100 Block of Lee Road 243 in Smiths Station in reference to a vehicle striking a pedestrian and leaving the scene. 

The victim stated they were running down the road and noticed a burgundy car coming towards them when it suddenly veered off the roadway and struck the victim. 

Officials say the vehicle is described as an older model burgundy or maroon Saturn passenger car driven by a white male with a heavy-set white female in the passenger's seat and two white females in the rear. The suspects appeared to be 17-19 years old. 

The victim suffered minor injuries, was treated and released. 

If you have any information in regards to this crime please call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at 334- 749-5651.

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