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Jul 5, 2014 9:00 PM by Press Release

Troopers Seek A Hit and Run Vehicle which Struck a Child

On Friday, July 4, around 1:30 p.m. Louisiana State Troopers responded to a hit and run crash on LA Hwy 988, River Road.

The preliminary investigation discovered a hit and run involving a 7 year old juvenile, from Brusly, riding a bicycle on LA Hwy 988 (River Rd.) north of LA Hwy 989-1 in West Baton Rouge Parish. Troopers say the juvenile was riding a bicycle northbound on River Road in the southbound lane when a southbound white SUV (possibly an early to mid-1990's Chevy Tahoe or GMC Yukon) struck the child. The driver of the SUV continued traveling southbound on River Rd. The child was not wearing a safety helmet, and suffered minor injuries as a result of the crash.

This crash remains under investigation, and Troopers ask that anyone with any information regarding this crash please contact Louisiana State Police Troop A at 225-754-8500.

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