Police searching for hit and run suspect in Kinston

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A hit and run investigation is underway in Lenoir County.

The Kinston Department of Public Safety says a woman was struck by an unknown vehicle at the intersection of Darby Avenue and Presbyterian Ln.

The call came in just after 7:20 p.m. Sunday.

Police do not know the extent of the woman's injuries at this time, but say she was alert when transported to Lenoir Memorial Hospital.

A car part was recovered at the scene. Police are examining it to determine the make and model of the vehicle. They believe the vehicle is white.

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