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Police investigating suspected hit-and-run in Billings

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Posted at 11:40 AM, Aug 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-04 19:10:53-04

Update 1:45 p.m.

Police said Thursday afternoon they are now uncertain whether the early Thursday morning hit-and-run was intentional or accidental, Sgt. Nate West told MTN News.

No arrests have been made, but police have possible names of the driver of the silver passenger car, West said.

The 50-year-old was still alive and being treated as of 12:30 p.m. Thursday, according to police.

Billings police are investigating a suspected hit-and-run early Thursday morning in central Billings.

Police said in a tweet that a 50-year-old was intentionally struck by a silver passenger car just after 1:30 a.m. on the 1500 block of Central Avenue near Buck's Bar.

The vehicle fled, and the victim was taken to the hospital with what police say were life-threatening injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.