Bellefonte hit-and-run under investigation

Bellefonte police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that occurred at about 8 p.m. Wednesday.

A small, dark, possibly green vehicle with a loud muffler traveling east at a high rate of speed reportedly struck a pedestrian who was crossing at East Bishop Street and Badger Lane. The vehicle ran over the pedestrian’s foot and lower leg and then struck a parked vehicle, police said.

The driver was a younger white man, according to witnesses, police said. The pedestrian was taken from the scene by Bellefonte EMS. The extent of the pedestrian’s injuries were unknown.

Anyone with information about the vehicle or driver is asked to contact police at 800-479-0050.