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A pedestrian collision that took place on Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. on Club House Road near Brassie Place in Montgomery Village caused life-threatening injuries to the victim, police said Friday morning.

The victim, a man, was taken to a nearby hospital with severe injuries. The vehicle that struck the victim remained on the scene, according to police.

Officers from the 6th District and Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service officials responded to the scene and learned a man had been lying in the roadway when he was struck, police said. Why the man was lying on the road when the collision occurred is unclear, according to police.

The police department said the investigation of the incident is active and ongoing.