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1 Hospitalized in Pinecrest Hit-and-Run

Police are investigating a hit-and-run in Pinecrest Sunday morning.

The incident occurred southbound on US-1 and 120th Street in Pinecrest.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a car struck a moped and fled. The car was located in Homestead early Sunday morning.

Willie Michael Thorton, 38, has been arrested for his alleged involvement. Thorton is facing a second degree felony.

The driver of the moped, Arun K. Vankar, was airlifted to Kendall Regional Trauma and was listed in critical condition.

No further details were made available. Check back with NBC6.com for updates.

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