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Man arrested for DUI and hit and run

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By: KLKN Newsroom

A man is arrested after a hit and run involving a pedestrian.

It happened just after 1 a.m. Saturday morning near Centennial Mall and O. Police arrested 26-year-old Derek Hoefling for leaving the scene of an injury accident, a felony.

Hoefling's vehicle, a red Chevy pick-up was last scene turning north on 10th Street from O Street.

NSP picked him up near Hwy 34 and Fletcher. Police said he was over twice the legal limit.

The victim, 23, was transported to Bryan West and is expected to recover. He sustained a fracture to the lower left leg and a large abrasion over his right eye.

Hoefling was charged with both DUI and a hit and run.

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