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TWO TOURISTS FROM ENGLAND ARE IN SERIOUS CONDITION AFTER BEING HIT BY A VEHICLE ON SIESTA KEY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 43 YEAR OLD JAMES INCE AND 64 YEAR OLD FRANK MALCOM, BOTH OF NEW CASTLE, WERE WALKING ALONG CANAL ROAD NEAR PLAZA DE PALMAS JUST AFTER 1AM WHEN THEY WERE HIT.  THE VEHICLE LEFT THE SCENE WITHOUT STOPPING.  THE TWO MEN WERE BAYFLITED TO BAYFRONT MEDICAL CENTER IN ST. PETERSBURG IN SERIOUS CONDITION.  TROOPERS DID NOT HAVE A DESCRIPTION OF THE VEHICLE AND NO WITNESSES HAVE COME FORWARD AS OF YET.  IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THE ACCIDENT YOU ARE ASKED TO CONTACT THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL VENICE POST AT 483-5911.