FAU student injured in hit and run accident

Freshman Mitchell Reidy sustained a head injury.


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Joe Pye, News Editor

Mitchell Reidy was walking down 2400 Military Trail at 1:30 a.m. Friday night when he was struck by a hit and run driver.

The 18-year-old Florida Atlantic freshman from Naples, Florida received a head injury and was taken to Delray Medical Center for treatment, according to WPTV Channel 5.

He was critically injured in the crash, the driver fled from the scene and no arrests have been made, according to CBS 12.

Marc Charles, a former teammate of Reidy at Naples High School, tweeted out that Reidy is in stable condition and showing brain activity.

Naples High School football coach Bill Kramer also tweeted out support for Reidy.

Check back with the University Press for updates.

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