HIT-AND-RUN UPDATE: Police Continue Search For Driver

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Witnesses to a hit-and-run accident have given the Des Moines Police more information in the search for the driver.

Reports say, 58-year-old Clayton Payne was hit while crossing the street near 6th Avenue and College Avenue early Saturday morning. He later died from his injuries.

According to the Des Moines Register witnesses say the driver had a green light and did swerve in an attempt to avoid hitting Payne.

Police also say it appears the only thing the driver did wrong was flee the scene.

If you have any additional information about the crash please call Polk County Crime Stoppers at 223-1400.

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