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2-year-old boy hit by minivan, seriously injured

Updated Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 | 8:17 a.m.

A 2-year-old boy was in serious condition Sunday after a minivan hit him as he ran across Russell Road.

Metro Police responded to the incident about 6 p.m. at Russell Road and Palm Street. The child, who was improperly restrained in an SUV, got out of the vehicle and ran south across Russell Road, Metro officials said. He was hit by a Chrysler minivan crossing the intersection, police said.

The boy was transported to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center with serious injuries, police said.

Metro is investigating the incident.

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