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Tift County man in surgery after hit and run

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A Tift County man is in surgery after being struck by a hit and run driver last night.

28 year old John Purvis was getting his mail around ten o'clock

at his home at 230 Mitchell Store Road, when he was hit by a vehicle.

He was conscious and able to speak when the state trooper arrived, and told the trooper the car did not stop.

The investigation was turned over to Tift County sheriff's office and is still under investigation.

Purvis was taken to Medical Center of Georgia in Macon last night.

He is currently in surgery.

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