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Richmond police said Monday that they were investigating a crash that seriously injured a pedestrian last week in Shockoe Slip.

About 8:45 p.m. Aug. 5, a male pedestrian crossing South 14th Street, from the east side of the street to the west side in the crosswalk, was struck by a vehicle heading south on 14th, authorities said. The driver remained at the scene.

The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.

Richmond police are trying to identify witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to call crash team investigator Monica Fecht at (804) 646-6190 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

— From staff reports

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