Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in Lynn hit-and-run

A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries Monday night when he was struck by a vehicle while on the Lynnway in Lynn. State Police say they are searching for the vehicle and its driver.

The man was hit around 11:30 p.m. Monday in the 330 block of the southbound side of the Lynnway, State Police spokesman David Procopio wrote in an e-mail.

The victim was taken to Mass. General Hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to Procopio.

The crash is under investigation and troopers are working to develop a detailed description of the vehicle.

No further information is currently available.

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