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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A hit-and-run crash in Kansas City sent a pedestrian to the hospital with critical injuries.

According to police, the victim was standing in the first lane of Independence Avenue, just east of Brighton Avenue.

At about 1:23 a.m., a red sedan headed west on Independence Avenue struck the victim and did not stop.

The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition and is now in serious condition.

The Kansas City Police Department continues to investigate the incident and urges anyone who may have information to call the TIPS Hotline at 915-474-TIPS.

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