Pedestrian Hit and Injured, Driver Arrested after Fleeing

A Marion man was arrested for trying to escape after hitting a pedestrian with his car Monday afternoon.
 
24-year-old James Gary Junior was reportedly traveling in the 100-block of North Baldwin Avenue when he struck 50-year-old Michael Hancock with his vehicle.  Hancock was flown to Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne for treatment of a head injury. 
 
Gary was found shortly after the accident at Greentree Apartments and was arrested for Leaving the Scene of an Accident causing Serious Bodily Injury and Operating a Vehicle Without a License.
 
One week ago, a pedestrian was killed while crossing a nearby Marion street.
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