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One dead in Boone County hit and run

MADISON, W.Va. — Boone County Deputies are on the hunt of a vehicle involved in a fatal hit and run accident in the community of Ottawa early Wednesday morning.

Sheriff Chad Barker said the victim was a 34-year old man who was walking along Route 17 when he was struck about 4 a.m. The vehicle left he scene.

Barker said investigators believe the suspect drove a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze and it will have the passenger side mirror missing.

“Anybody with any information we’re asking to calf into our 9-1-1 center and again, we’re not sure if the person was hit intentionally. It’s important we identify the driver and figure out the circumstances,” he said.

Anybody with information on the matter can report it at 304-369-9913.

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