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Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle
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On April 8, 2012, shortly after 12:30 a.m., officers from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety responded to the 300 block of E. Michigan on a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle.  Witnesses at the scene advised that the vehicle that stuck the victim fled outbound on E. Michigan after the accident.

A detailed description was provided by the witnesses at the scene and within minutes a Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Deputy spotted the vehicle.  The vehicle was stopped in the 1500 block of Gull Rd and after a subsequent investigation the driver, a 24 year old Galesburg resident, was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated Causing Serious Impairment and Hit and Run. The driver is currently lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail.

The victim, a 28 year old Kalamazoo resident, suffered a possible head injury as well as a broken leg.  She was transported to Bronson hospital and is listed in stable condition.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.

By authority of:  Lt Tracey L. Seifferly

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