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Interim Lynden police chief critically injured in crash

LYNDEN, Wash. — The interim Lynden police chief was critically injured Tuesday after being hit by a vehicle.

Officials said in a release that Michael Knapp was hit in the area of Grover and 4th streets at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday.

He was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after the crash. A hospital spokesperson said he remained in critical condition Tuesday night.

The Seattle Times reports the Washington State Patrol said a 19-year-old was driving without headlights when the crash happened.

The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with authorities.

This is a developing story and will be updated

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