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Boy hospitalized after being hit by car in Escondido

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ESCONDIDO (CNS) - A boy was hospitalized with serious injuries Friday after being struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a street in Escondido, police said.

The boy, described as a juvenile, was struck while attempting to cross Ash Street between Grand Avenue and Palomar Terrace shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday, according to Escondido police Lt. Tom Albergo.

He was hit by a northbound vehicle driven by a 54-year-old San Diego man, Albergo said, adding that neither drugs nor alcohol appeared to be a factor.

Anyone who may have witnessed the accident was asked to call Escondido police at (760) 839-4962.

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