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A 57-year-old Ephrata man was seriously injured after a car hit him and then fled the scene on Tuesday night, according to Ephrata police. 

The incident happened around 9:56 p.m. at the intersection of East Man and Lake streets in Ephrata borough, police said. 

Witnesses told police that a silver Nissan Versa hit the man and then drove off on East Main Street without stopping. Police said they believe the Versa is a 2007-2011 model. 

The 57-year-old man was taken to Lancaster General Hospital by an ambulance, police said. 

The car's passenger side mirror was broken during the hit-and-run, along with damage to the front and passenger's side of the car, according to police. 

Anyone who recognizes the Nissan Versa is asked to call police at 717-738-9200. 

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