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Child hit by SUV, police looking for driver

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Posted: Jul 5, 2014 3:38 PM by Greg Renoud
Updated: Jul 5, 2014 3:38 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: Brusly, child, bicycle, hit and run, State police

BRUSLY - State police say a 7-year-old was the victim of a hit and run Friday afternoon. It happened on River Road north of La Hwy 989-1 in Brusly.

Officials say the child was hit by a white SUV, possibly a early to mid-1990's Chevy Tahoe or GMC Yukon, while riding his bike. After hitting the juvenile, the vehicle continued driving down river road.

The child was treated for minor injuries from the crash at a Baton Rouge hospital. Police say he wasn't wearing a safety helmet.

The incident remains under investigation.

IMAGE: LSP

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