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Erie County Sheriff's Office searching for hit-and-run driver

Two males posing as utility workers in Erie County
Posted at 5:44 PM, Dec 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-06 16:04:12-05

CLARENCE, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Erie County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday evening deputies are searching for a hit-and-run driver.

The hit-and-run occurred around 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Main Street and Shimerville Road in Clarence.

The sheriff's office says they are searching for a 2005-2010 black or dark blue Jeep Grand Cherokee with chrome accents on the sides and significant front end damage.

The vehicle is missing a bumper, the grill, and a fog light.

The driver is described as a black male wearing a black winter hat.

According to a release the vehicle was last seen traveling south on Shimerville Road towards Wehrle Drive.

The sheriff's office says the victim is stable at an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Erie County Sheriff’s Office at (716) 858-2903.