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State Police: Man injured in hit and run on I-69 near Auburn

Logo for Indiana State Police. An 18-year-old man is dead following a crash near the Indiana Toll Road in Elkhart County early Sunday morning. (Provided Photo/ISP Jasper District)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indiana State Police is currently investigating a hit and run in which a person was struck by a vehicle.

According to police, the hit and run took place on the southbound side of Interstate 69 in DeKalb County shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday.

The man hit by the vehicle was transported to a Fort Wayne hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The vehicle left before police arrived, and investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the driver and vehicle.

Indiana State Police ask anyone who saw what happened, or has information on the driver, to contact Trooper Blake Kugler with the Indiana State Police Fort Wayne Post at (260) 432-8661.

Police said callers can choose to remain anonymous.