PRINCETON - A search was underway Tuesday for a suspect  after a pedestrian was struck along Athens Road near Princeton.

Troopers with the West Virginia State Police Princeton Detachment were dispatched approximately 11:20 a.m. to the BP Station at Athens Road after Mercer County 911 was informed that a pedestrian had been hit.

Sgt. M.S. Haynes said troopers were seeking the suspect vehicle, possibly a blue Camry. The condition of the person who was struck was not immediately available.

Several witnesses were questioned in regard to the incident, but later released, according to a statement issued Tuesday afternoon. 

Any information regarding the location of suspect Robert Leon Gravely Jr. should be forwarded to the West Virginia State Police Princeton Detachment at 304-425-2101.

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