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A pedestrian was severely injured in a hit-and-run crash at North Academy Boulevard and North Carefree Circle about midnight Saturday, police reported.

The pedestrian was trying to cross Academy when a speeding southbound vehicle struck the person.

The suspect vehicle is a red or orange 2004-2011 Ford Focus, which likely as a broken right front headlight, damage to the passenger side and to the passenger side mirror.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at 719-444-7000 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 719-634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.



Evan is a 2019 intern at The Gazette. He is a Colorado Springs native who is currently a student at Northwestern University.

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