KPD: Hit-and-run driver who struck pedestrian now in custody

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UPDATE: 3:00 A.M.

Kingsport Police have located the vehicle and driver involved in a hit-and-run that injured a pedestrian Friday night.

Police said the driver will be facing charges. 

The identity of the driver has not yet been released. 

The crash remains under investigation.


Police are looking for the driver and vehicle they believe were involved in a hit-and-run that injured a pedestrian Friday night.

It happened around 9:45 p.m. in the 4200 block of Fort Henry Drive in Colonial Heights. 

Kingsport police say the pedestrian has been taken to a hospital. The extent of his or her injuries is unknown at this time. 

Police are now trying to locate a red 2010 model Toyota Yaris 2-door hatchback. The driver is believed to be a tall, slim white male in his mid to late 40s. 

Anyone with information on the crash or the whereabouts of the vehicle or suspect are being asked to call Kingsport central dispatch at 423-246-9111. 

The incident remains under investigation. 

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