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Driver reportedly hits pedestrian north of Coeur d’Alene, flees

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 8, 2021

A driver of a vehicle that struck a pedestrian had fled the scene Tuesday afternoon in Hayden, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office received the report around 4:20 p.m. and responded to Ramsey and Tugboat roads. The victim was treated at the scene and taken to Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene for nonlife-threatening injuries, Deputy Lt. Ryan Higgins said in a news release.

Meanwhile, witnesses described the suspect’s vehicle as a dark 1990s Jeep Grand Cherokee. It was last seen heading south on Ramsey Road, Higgins said.

Ramsey Road was blocked for hours because of the crash.

If you witnessed the accident or observed the vehicle, contact the sheriff’s office at (208) 446-1300.

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