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

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.

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.

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