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Deputies searching for blue car missing passenger side mirror that hit man near Fairways Golf Course

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SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. -

Deputies are asking for your help finding the person responsible for a hitting a pedestrian with their car and fleeing the scene. 

Deputies say the collision happened Tuesday evening on W. Melville Road near Fruitvale Road, near the Fairways Golf Course in west Spokane County. 

The girlfriend of the victim said they were walking westbound on Melville. She was walking in the ditch and the victim was walking on the shoulder next to her, but still out of the lane of travel. She says she saw headlights approaching from the rear, looked over her shoulder and saw a red Isuzu Trooper pass by, then noticed a blue sedan behind the Isuzu heading toward the victim. She says she yelled to get out of the way, but the blue car crossed over the fog line, struck the victim, throwing him over the hood and mirror of the car. The passenger side mirror broke off during the collision and the car fled the scene. 

The man who was hit suffered non-life threatening, but serious injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment. 

Deputy Humphrey collected the mirror as evidence but was unable to locate the blue sedan or the red Isuzu Trooper it was traveling behind.  It is unknown if the two vehicles are associated with each other.

Anyone with information regarding this incident, or can help locate the blue sedan and/or identify the driver who fled this scene, is urged to call Deputy Humphrey at (509)934-7746; reference #10136774.    

Deputy Humphrey also hopes the driver or occupants of the red Isuzu (or similar type vehicle) that passed by just prior to the collision contacts him regarding this incident.  

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