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Driver Sought in Sunday Hit-and-Run in Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON – Mt. Vernon Police continue to look for a driver involved in a hit-and-run Sunday on Route 37 North and Oakland Drive.

According to police, a pickup truck struck a vehicle driven by 35-year-old Laangel Forrest of Mt. Vernon and fled the scene.

Forrest reportedly followed the truck north on Route 37 until it turned onto Walnut Hill Road where Forrest had to stop due to severe back and neck pain caused by the crash.

He was taken by ambulance to SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon for treatment.