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Schuylkill Haven man injured in hit-and-run accident, police say

Published On: May 10 2014 08:21:39 AM EDT   Updated On: May 10 2014 02:30:04 PM EDT
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WAYNE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -

State Police are investigating a hit and run accident in Wayne Township which left a Schuylkill Haven man injured.

Police said the accident occurred shortly before 10:00 p.m. Friday in front of the Blue Ridge Hotel on Route 183. Police said 47 year-old Lonnie Fergusoen had exited the front door of the hotel, and was attempting to cross Rt. 183.  According to police, Fergusoen saw the headlights of a northbound vehicle, but thought he had time to make it across the roadway.

Police said the vehicle struck Fergusoen and kept going northbound without stopping.

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Fergusoen was taken to Reading Hospital, according to police. On Saturday, a hospital official said he was in "good condition."

Anyone with information on the accident is asked to call State Police at 570-739-1330.