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Man hits car and leaves the scene; 3 young daughters in backseat

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Demarco Payne (Source: LMDC) Demarco Payne (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville man was involved in a hit and run with his three young daughters in the backseat.

According to a Louisville Metro Police Department arrest report, Demarco Payne, 26, admitted to driving after ingesting hydrocodone and muscle relaxers. He also drank a beer which was in a cup holder in the armrest when police approached.

A witness saw Payne swerving prior to the accident. He almost caused a head on collision before he side swiped a car and left the scene. The victim was transported to St. Mary's Hospital.

Police found Payne and his daughters, 3, 4 and 6, on Candleglow Lane.

Payne is being charged with leaving the scene-failure to render aid or assistance, endangering the welfare of a minor, operating a motor vehicle under the influence and first degree wanton endangerment.

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