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Deputies in search of driver in hit and run

Posted at 12:03 PM, Jan 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-24 12:03:42-05

Lee County deputies are in search of a driver who hit a man and left the scene.

The crash occurred on Sunday at 2:36am on Whiskey Creek Drive near Reynard Drive. 

The pedestrian, Eric Salter, was walking with a friend when an unknown black sedan crossed over the fog line and struck Salter, knocking him into the air. 

The car fled the scene without leaving any information or rendering aid. It was last seen fleeing the scene north bound on Whisky Creek Drive towards McGregor Blvd. 

Salter was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. 

The sedan should have damage to the hood and possibly windshield or passenger side mirorr. If any one has information on this vehicle please contact Detective Lenny Gould at (239)477-1636 or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.