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10-year-old boy in critical condition after East L.A. hit-and-run
10-year-old boy in critical condition after East L.A. hit-and-run

Police are looking for a driver who ran into a 10-year-old boy in an East L.A. intersection and then drove on. The boy was walking with an 11-year-old friend about 5:35 p.m. Tuesday in a marked crosswalk at North Main and Sichel streets in Lincoln Heights. A dark-colored car southbound on Main swerved to avoid the pair but still hit the 10-year-old, officials said. The driver didn't stop after hitting the boy. The boy suffered head trauma, a pelvic fracture and internal bleeding and was last listed in critical condition. The hit-and-run happened the same day Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) introduced a bill for the second time that would expand the state’s alert...

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