The Dalles Police Department is investigating an injury hit-and-run crash that occurred on the night of Feb. 16 at about 6:20 p.m. Police officers were dispatched to the 500 block of West Ninth Street where a 78-year-old man was discovered to be the victim. He is reported to have been walking northbound across West 9th when he was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound. Investigators are not releasing the make or model of the vehicle at this time. The victim has been hospitalized.
Anybody with information about this crash are asked to call Detectives Doug Kramer or Jamie Carrico at The Dalles Police Department, 541-296-2613. Tips will remain anonymous upon request.