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8-year-old struck by vehicle in Petersburg hit and run

Posted at 2:30 PM, Nov 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-03 21:14:41-04

PETERSBURG, Va. — Police are looking for a driver who hit an 8-year-old and drove off in Petersburg Saturday afternoon.

The incident occurred in the 200 block of East Wythe Street around 12:30 p.m. Police say an 8-year-old boy was struck and transported to a local hospital.

Police are not aware if the vehicle in question was a car or an SUV, but say that the vehicle was red.

This is a developing story. Stay with CBS 6 for updates.