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Fatal hit and run reported on Carthage Highway

Caitlin Rickard crickard@lebanondemocrat.com • Updated Nov 15, 2013 at 10:07 AM

A hit and run was reported Thursday around 8 p.m. on Carthage Highway in Lebanon, police confirmed.

Officers arrived at the scene to find a victim dead at the scene.

Police closed Carthage Highway and are currently searching for an unknown suspect.

A description of the suspect or vehicle is unknown.

The call for assistance was sent to authorities in Smith County and Wilson County Sheriff’s deputies.

Authorities are looking for a vehicle with signs of front-end damage and/or visible blood.

Lebanon police Chief Scott Bowen said more information would be available Friday morning. 

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