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Student Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run in RI

Police say Charles Deery, who is a Brown University student, was hit from behind

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    Police say they're searching for the driver of a car that struck a 20-year-old Connecticut man in Rhode Island and then sped off. 

    Police say Charles Deery, who is a Brown University student, was hit from behind Thursday evening in Cranston, Rhode Island while he was filming a documentary. 

    Deery, of New Canaan, Connecticut, had been standing on the edge of the road with a camera and tripod when he was struck. 

    Police say Deery has been hospitalized with serious head injuries. Chief Michael Winquist says Deery is expected to survive. 

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    Police say the suspect's car should've sustained damage to the right-front passenger side, including the headlight, hood and windshield.

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