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Victim of hit and run in Wagaman has died in hospital


The man who was struck by a car in Wagaman on Monday has died.

The 52-year-old was hit while walking across Vanderlin Drive just after 11pm.

He was taken to the Royal Darwin Hospital with serious injuries but passed away last night.

Detective Senior Sergeant Brendan Lindner is appealing for the driver and those with knowledge about the vehicle to come forward.

“It is not too late to do the right thing,” he says.

“With assistance from the community, it is only a matter of time until police identify the driver and the vehicle.”

“If any residents or businesses along Gsell Street, Vanderlin Drive and Trower Road have CCTV and are yet to speak to police, please do so to assist the investigation.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 and quote reference number 9818067.