2-year-old killed in NC hit-and-run

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North Carolina Highway Patrol (WGHP file photo)

HAYS, N.C. (WGHP) – A 2-year-old is dead after a hit-and-run in Wilkes County, according to Highway Patrol.

At about 8:53 p.m. Thursday, troopers responded to a hit and run on Traphill Road near Hays in Wilkes County.

Troopers said a 2-year-old child had wandered away from his home and was hit by a vehicle at some point.

He was found along the roadside in the area.

The child was taken to the Traphill Volunteer Fire Department by a family member.

The child died at Wilkes Medical Center a short time later.

Troopers say they continue to investigate.

Further details were not immediately available.

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