UPDATE: Police search for hit-and-run driver who struck pedestrian in Wausau

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WAUSAU – Police in Wausau are searching for the driver who struck a pedestrian Thursday on the city’s west side and fled the scene.

The crash happened at about 12:30 p.m. at First Avenue and Knox Street, police said. The victim who was struck, a 22-year old woman who was jogging at the time of the crash, is suffering from life threatening injuries, according to a news release.

Police are searching for the driver of a small black vehicle, possibly a 2012-2014 Ford Focus. The vehicle has damage to the passenger side headlight and spiderweb cracking of the windshield on the driver’s side.

Anyone with information is urged to call police at 715-261-7811.

This is a breaking story and will be updated when additional details are released.