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Toddler Struck And Killed By Alleged Hit And Run Driver

A two year-old-boy has died after being struck by a car in an alleged hit and run in Dover Gardens. The young boy was stuck at the intersection of Crown Street just after 8pm last night. 

The Advertiser reported CPR was administered on the young boy, but sadly he died a short time later at the scene. 

Police arrested a man a short time later after discovering a car allegedly involved in the crash in a nearby home. A 52-year-old man has been charged with death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene on an accident.

The man was refused bail and will face court today. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 

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