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Police Search for Woman Who Struck Pedestrian in Escondido

Police are searching for a woman who is suspected of striking a pedestrian on a dark Escondido road and taking off without stopping late Monday. 

Witnesses told police they saw a woman driving a dark gray compact car that struck a pedestrian in the roadway on Ash Street near Pennsylvania Avenue at about 10 p.m., the Escondido Police Department said. 

The driver did not stop, leaving the injured 28-year-old in the street with critical injuries. 

Medics arrived and transported the man to Palomar Medical Center. 

No further suspect description was available. EPD asked anyone with information about the investigation to call (760) 839-4482. Anonymous tips can be made at (760) 743-TIPS.

No other information was available.

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