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Teenager taken to local hospital following hit and run in Temple

(SOURCE: WMBF NEWS)
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Published: May. 1, 2021 at 10:46 AM CDT
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TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) - A 14-year-old was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a hit and run on Friday.

Officers responded at around 8:30 p.m. Friday to a hit and run in the 3400 block of S 31st Street. Upon arrival, a witness on scene advised she observed a white SUV strike a 14-year-old male and leave the scene.

Near the 3400 block of S 31st Street where the hit and run took place.
Near the 3400 block of S 31st Street where the hit and run took place.(Rosemond Crown (KWTX))

Shortly after officers observed the suspected driver, 61-year-old Dorothy Boone, return to the scene.

As officers spoke to Boone, officers smelled a strong odor of alcoholic beverages coming from her breath.

After an investigation Dorothy was taken into custody and transported to Bell County Jail.

The victim was transported to Baylor Scott & White Children’s Hospital.

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