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Posted on: January 24, 2012

01-24-12 Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle Update

The Danville Police Department continues to investigate an accident where a pedestrian was struck last week.

At approximately 8:20 pm on 1-17-12 a 21-year-old male was crossing Kemper Road coming from the area of Danville Community College when he was struck by a vehicle. After impact he landed in the roadway and was subsequently struck by a second vehicle while he was down in the roadway. The second vehicle pulled over briefly but left the scene before police arrived.
This vehicle is described as a dark colored mini-van or SUV.

Anyone with information about this vehicle is encouraged to call Danville Crimestoppers at (434) 793-0000, or via our crime tips line on your computer at Information given will remain confidential. Citizens who contact Crimestoppers by telephone may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

The victim remains at Duke University in the Intensive Care Unit but is improving.

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