Police looking for red Grand Am in Lee County pedestrian hit-and-run
Mon, 28 Oct 2013 22:05:56 GMT —
The Lee County Sheriff's Office used the media and Facebook to track down the driver of a red Grand Am that sustained damage in a pedestrian hit-and-run Sunday.
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Authorities are looking for a suspect who drives a red 2001-2005 Pontiac Grand Am with black outside rearview mirrors after a man walking down County Road 103 in Lee County was hit in a hit-and-run collision.
The Lee County Sheriff's Office, West Point Police Department, West Point Fire and Rescue, Lee County EMS Ambulance and Air Evac responded to the incident Sunday after a passing driver reported finding a man lying in the ditch.
Police say the unnamed man was walking on County Road 103 between 1 and 5 a.m. Sunday when he was struck by a car that fled the scene.
According to a news release from Sheriff Jim Sholl, it is believed the suspect vehicle was travelling northwest on County Road 103 toward West Point and that that the vehicle will have extensive damage to the front passenger side quarter panel and has lost the passenger side outside rear view mirror.
The victim was transported to Blessing Hospital from the scene by Air Evac.
If you have any information regarding the early morning incident, please call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at 319-372-1152 and ask for Sheriff Jim Sholl, Sergeant Dave Hunold or Deputy Evan Bently.