CANAAN — Police are seeking the driver of a vehicle that hit a runner on Hill Road and drove off.

The woman had just left her driveway at around 5:15 a.m. Monday and was wearing a fluorescent yellow vest when a white SUV driving south struck her from behind, according to a news release from Chief Deputy Dale Lancaster of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department.

Police said they believe the SUV may have been a Ford.

The SUV hit the woman, whose name wasn’t released, in the arm with enough force to break off the side-view mirror on the passenger side of the vehicle, Lancaster said.

An ambulance crew treated the woman at the scene.

The Somerset County Sheriff’s Department asks anyone with information call the detective division at 474-9591, the anonymous tipline at 474-0230 or email the sheriff’s department at [email protected].

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