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Man Airlifted to Hospital After Hit-and-Run Crash in Oceanside

Oceanside Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash in which a pedestrian was struck early Friday.

Officers say the crash happened at 3:40 a.m. at the corner of San Rafael and Sunset drives.

When David Calafato arrived on the scene, he found his friend in the road and his clothes strewn in the area.

"He was moaning but he wasn't really talking," Calafato said. "He had blood on his hands and on his face and his head." 

"I was worried he was going to die," he said.

Calafato immediately called 911.

The victim suffered head injuries and was airlifted to Scripps La Jolla Hospital, police said.

Officers looking for 2008-2015 black Audi A4 that may have damage to the driver's side.

The traffic unit will investigate the incident.  Anyone with information can call Oceanside Police Department at (760) 435-4900.

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