Marysville hit-and-run leaves man with broken bones

The state patrol has asked for help solving an increasing number of hit-and-run cases in the state.

MARYSVILLE — Troopers were looking for a white pickup truck they believe might have been involved in a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian Friday morning in Marysville.

A Seattle man, 55, suffered what were believed to be serious but not life-threatening injuries after being struck on the southbound ramp from Fourth Street to I-5, Washington State Patrol trooper Heather Axtman said. The man was taken to a local hospital with broken bones.

The crash was reported around 7 a.m.

The pickup is believed to be a full-sized white Dodge. It was seen pulling away from the crash scene, Axtman said.

A witness reported the pickup drove onto I-5 but at one point pulled over before continuing on, the trooper said.

Earlier this week the state patrol issued a news release appealing for help solving an increasing number of hit-and-run crashes across the state.

“Even though we don’t have all the reasons people run away, we do have a way you can help,” troopers said in a press release. “Get as much information from the vehicle as you can, specifically the license plate.”

“If you’re safe and in a position to get the license plate of the running vehicle, that will be the most valuable piece of the puzzle that you can provide us,” troopers wrote.

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