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Woman hit by car, driver charged

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A woman was hit by a car Tuesday afternoon in Huntington. 

Officers with the Huntington Police Department tell 13 News a woman was crossing the street when the driver of a car turning left onto Third Avenue hit her, checked to see if she was okay, then took off. 

The incident happened just after 3 p.m.

Officers say witnesses recognized the driver and went to his house to convince him to come back. Officers say the woman did suffer some injuries but none of them appear to be life-threatening. She was taken to the hospital. 

Officers say they are charging the driver with hit and run.