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Critical hit-and-run crash on Las Vegas Strip

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Authorities are investigating a critical crash involving a pedestrian on Las Vegas Boulevard overnight Saturday. 

The Nevada Highway Patrol said an auto-pedestrian accident occurred at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Spring Mountain Road at about 12:15 a.m.

A man in his 40s was crossing the street outside of a marked crosswalk at the intersection when he was struck by a Dodge Challenger.

The pedestrian was transported to the University Medical Center with critical injuries, according to troopers, and the vehicle fled the scene.

Authorities said the Challenger will have front-end damage with broken headlights, and the driver is facing felony hit-and-run charges. 

Witnesses are urged to contact NHP at 702-486-4100 if they have further information on the incident.

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this story when more information becomes available.

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