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Suspect Sought in Hit and Run of Child

November 29, 2010 9:23 AM | News

RCMP are searching for a man who allegedly hit an eight-year-old girl with his van and then drove off.

Police say the incident happened on November 26 in Fort Alexander, Manitoba. The child was exiting a school bus and crossing the roadway when she was struck by a van. The school bus’ warning lights were on at the time the student was hit.

Witnesses report the vehicle sped off in a dangerous manner without stopping.

The child was not seriously injured.

Twenty-six-year-old Nathan Courchene of Fort Alexander is wanted by Powerview RCMP for dangerous driving and failing to remain at the scene of an accident. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call investigators at (204) 367-8728.

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