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MERRILLVILLE — An 18-year-old Merrillville woman was injured in a hit-and-run crash early Wednesday as she rode her bicycle home from work, police said.

The woman was headed north on Merrillville Road crossing U.S. 30 on her pink and white bicycle just before 2:15 a.m. when a westbound dark-colored pickup truck struck her.

A witness told police the truck had a red light. The truck continued west on U.S. 30 after striking the woman and did not stop, police said.

The woman was taken to Franciscan Health Crown Point for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Anyone with information about the hit-and-run is asked to call Detective Nate Dillahunty at 219-769-3531, ext. 364.

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Sarah covers crime, federal courts and breaking news for The Times. She joined the paper in 2004 after graduating from Purdue University Calumet.