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Five-year-old, two others injured in hit and run

Five-year-old, two others injured in hit and run

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KGMI News Reporting
By Joe Teehan, Tracy Ellis

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A young girl was flown to a Seattle hospital after a hit and run crash in Whatcom County Saturday night.

The Washington State Patrol reports 33-year-old Jackson Strange of Bellingham was driving northbound on Haxton Way at about 9:30 p.m. when he crossed the center line and collided head-on with a southbound car.

A five-year-old girl in that car was injured and airlifted to Harborview Medical Center.

Two women in the car were also hurt and taken to Saint Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham.

Troopers say Strange suffered injuries, but fled the scene.

Charges are pending in the crash.

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