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Police make arrest in Canton hit and run

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CANTON, CT (WFSB) -

Canton police have arrested the driver accused of striking a pedestrian and then fleeing the scene Tuesday night.

Police said the crash happened in the area of 76 Simonds Ave., which is Canton High School, shortly after 9 p.m.

According to police, the 32-year-old man was walking along the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle.

The victim was taken to Hartford Hospital by a Life Star helicopter with serious injuries, his condition is unknown at this time.

Police said a witness to the crash came forward a short time later which lead them to both the vehicle and the driver at a home in New Hartford.

Canton police along with State Police responded to the home on Main Street and arrested 26-year-old Joshua Lacomb.

Lacomb is currently being charged with evading responsibility.

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