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Man seriously injured in Clay County hit-and-run

FHP: Driver takes off after hitting pedestrian from Green Cove Springs

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CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – A man from Green Cove Springs is in the hospital with serious injuries after troopers say he was hit by a car.

The Florida Highway Patrol was dispatched to State Road 21 at Witch Hazel Road around 3 a.m. Monday where the crash occurred. They said the man was walking northbound when a car suddenly hit him.

Immediately after the crash, the driver fled from the scene.

Troopers reported finding evidence near the scene of the crash that may belong to a blue-colored pickup truck, possibly a Chevrolet Silverado or a GMC Sierra.