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Elderly woman struck in hit & run

JUPITER, FL (WFLX) - A woman, possibly 97 years old, was seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver on Central Boulevard on Monday night, just south of Indiantown Road, according to Jupiter Police Sgt. Scott Pascarella.

The woman, who has not yet been identified, was crossing Central Boulevard, in the southbound lanes, shortly before 6:30 p.m. when large a dark-colored vehicle - possibly and SUV or truck - hit her in the leg and then drove off, Pascarella said. The accident occurred near Bendross Road.

She was flown by Trauma Hawk to St. Mary's Medical Center, and her condition is unclear, he said.

Police are searching for the vehicle.

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