DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — The Durham Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying and locating a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that happened Tuesday morning.

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A little after 5 a.m., officers responded to the intersection of Fayetteville Street and Linwood Avenue where a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle that fled the scene, police said. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The suspect vehicle is a newer model white SUV, possibly a Lexus RX, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Rose with the Durham Police Department Traffic and Crash Team at 919-475-4149 or call CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200.