Hit-and-run victim left for dead, now recovering at hospital

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NORMAN, Okla.- An elderly Norman man is recovering from significant injuries after being hit by a vehicle along Hwy 9 early Tuesday morning.

Norman police say 79-year-old Eddie Eaton was found on the side of the road around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

They believe he was walking along Hwy 9, between 60th and 72nd Ave., when a vehicle hit him and took off.

Eaton was in critical condition at last check.

If you have any information on the case, call the Norman Police Department at (405) 366-STOP.