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Jones County child struck in hit-and-run accident

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Jones County child has been hospitalized after being involved in a hit and run accident.

Jones County Sheriff Alex Hodge said a grade-school student was hit by a car that passed a stopped school bus unloading children on Houston road around 3 p.m. 

Hodge said the driver fled the scene but was later apprehended.

Hodges said the child was taken to South Central Regional Medical Center in critical condition.

The identities of the child and the driver are unknown.

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