Hit-and-run in Dayton sends child to hospital

The child, not seriously injured, has been taken to Dayton Children’s Hospital. An officer at the scene said the child is expected to be OK.

According to a preliminary investigation, the SUV hit a tree after striking the child and ended up in the yard of a residence. The driver got out and ran away. Police have no information about that driver.

Police and a medic unit were dispatched about 9:10 p.m.

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