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Hit-and-run takes place west of Highway 99

A pedestrian was hit by a car around 10 p.m. Wednesday around Normal and Valentine avenues, a few miles west of Highway 99. The driver took off. California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.
A pedestrian was hit by a car around 10 p.m. Wednesday around Normal and Valentine avenues, a few miles west of Highway 99. The driver took off. California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. The Fresno Bee

Another pedestrian was hit by a vehicle near town Wednesday night — and the driver once again left the scene.

California Highway Patrol were investigating the hit-and-run, which occurred just before 10 p.m. and about three miles west of Highway 99 near Normal and Valentine avenues.

Officials had not released the victim’s condition or details of the vehicle that’s believed to have hit the person.

It is also unclear of the person was jaywalking.

Nonetheless, it’s been a dangerous time for pedestrians in the Fresno area with a handful of people getting hit by vehicles. In addition, drivers often taking off rather than sticking around and waiting for police.

During one hit-and-run late last month, a man who was jaywalking was hit by a vehicle and sent flying 100 feet.

Larry Valenzuela: 559-441-6084, @LarryValWork
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