A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle early today as he walked along U.S. 119 north of Elk River Road in Mink Shoals, said Capt. Sean Crosier, of the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office.
Scott Thaxton, of Big Chimney, suffered minor injuries to his arm when he was struck by a northbound vehicle, he said. The car continued without stopping. Witnesses described the vehicle as an older model "muscle car," possibly a dark-colored Chevrolet Chevelle with white racing stripes on the front and back. The car should have damage to the passenger side mirror.Anyone with information is asked to call Kanawha County Sheriff's Office at 304-357-0169. Callers may remain anonymous. Deputy C.R. Atha is the investigating officer.