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By Cherri Gregg

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police say an off-duty officer is recovering in the hospital after a hit and run in West Philadelphia early Saturday morning.

Authorities say the officer was headed home on Farragut near 46th Street when a car smashed the front of his pick up truck just before 5 a.m.

Police describe the hit and run vehicle as a dark gray Mercury Marquis with heavy front end damage. If you have any information, contact police.