Sheriff's office looks for car that hit pedestrian

Early on Friday - at 1:10am according to the Kanawha County Sheriff's office - Scott Thaxton of Big Chimney was walking alongside US 119 north Elk River Road in Mink Shoals when he was struck by a car traveling north. The Sheriff's office says Thaxton suffered minor injuries to his arm and the car kept going. Witnesses described the car as an older model "muscle car" possibly a Chevrolet Chevelle dark (black) with white racing stripes from the front end to the back. The car should have damage to the passenger side mirror. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office. You can remain anonymous.