Hit and run driver / vehicle sought

GREENPORT—The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office seeks the public’s assistance in locating a driver and vehicle that struck a child, October 31 at about 6:46 p.m.

The child was crossing Fairview Avenue at the Livingston Parkway / Plaza Diner intersection with his mother, when he was struck by a northbound vehicle, which did not stop, and continued northbound on Fairview Avenue, according to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office.

The vehicle in question is described as a dark colored SUV (see image.)

Anyone who has information about this vehicle and/or operator is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 518-828-3344 and refer to incident number 289713.

The child suffered a fractured ankle, cuts and bruises. He was released from the hospital and is now recovering at home.

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