Clarksville police identify driver and vehicle in hit and run

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man is fighting for his life after being hit by a car around Midnight Tuesday in Clarksville.

Police said the victim is a 29-year-old black man who was taken to Vanderbilt Hospital for treatment. He is in critical but stable condition.

Meanwhile, detectives are asking anyone with information or video footage about the hit and run to come forward.

They said the incident happened Eastbound on 101st Airborne Division Parkway near Whitfield Road. A driver’s side view mirror was found at the scene.

Wednesday afternoon Clarksville police said they had identified the driver and vehicle but did not release any more details in the investigation.

According to investigators, the suspect was possibly driving a pearl white Toyota Avalon (2005-2010 model year).

To remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward, anyone with information can call Clarksville Montgomery County Crime Stoppers at (931) 645-8477.

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