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Driver arrested after hitting pedestrian

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Posted at 7:14 AM, Jan 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-30 12:04:46-05

A driver in East Lansing is in custody after hitting a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

It happened just before 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning at the corner of Saginaw Highway and Abbott Road.

Police say three people were crossing the street on Abbott Road, when a driver traveling westbound on Saginaw hit one of them and kept going.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injures.

Officers were able to locate the driver a short time later.

They were taken into custody.

Police are investigating and believe alcohol may have been a factor.