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UPDATE: Pedestrian dies after Elizabethton crash

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. - UPDATE 11:33:  Elizabethton police say Christopher Dale Hughes died at the Johnson City Medical Center this morning.

Officers found Hughes lying in the road after they say he was hit by a car Thursday night.

Officers say the car left scene, but they later determined the car and driver and charges are pending.

The Elizabethton Police Department's accident reconstruction team was on the scene for much of the night.

Police tell News 5 it happened on Old Elizabethton Highway just before ten o'clock Thursday night.

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