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Utility worker 'significantly' injured in hit-and-run in Champlin

The incident happened Wednesday morning.

Police are seeking the driver of a vehicle who hit a utility worker outside of his truck in Champlin and then fled. 

The Champlin Police Department says the crash happened in the area of West River Road and 109th Avenue on Wednesday morning. 

The utility worker suffered "multiple significant injuries" but "is making progress in the beginning stages of his healing."

Police gathered video evidence from the scene and investigators tracked down the vehicle that hit the worker, but the "investigation into the responsible party is ongoing."

Note: The details provided in this story are based on the police’s latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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