Vehicle in Grand Island hit and run located

State Police Looking For Hit And Run Driver

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. -- New York State Police have identified the vehicle responsible for a Grand Island hit and run that's left a pedestrian in critical condition. 

Troopers responded to the crash on East River Road in Grand Island at about 8:06 p.m. Tuesday. They say a newer four-door Dodge pick-up truck with passenger side mirror damage, hit the female pedestrian on the west shoulder of East River Road. The truck then left the scene without stopping. 

The woman, identified as Dana Papaj, 53 of Grand Island,  was taken to the Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) and she is listed in critical condition. 

The New York State Police Collision reconstruction Unit responded to the scene and East River Road between Whitehaven Road and Riverworks Drive was closed for about two hours. 

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