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Child injured in hit-and-run identified

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A 3-year-old child was seriously injured Monday night in a hit-and-run on Ga. 21.

Jordan Mydell, of Rincon, was crossing Ga. 21 from the Goshen Apartments toward the Parker's gas station when he was hit by a white SUV or van, according to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.

The driver took off northbound. Mydell remains at Memorial Health University Medical Center.

Deputies say Mydell lived near where the incident happened at an apartment complex. They are still investigating why the boy was in the road and where his parents were.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Traffic Enforcement Unit at 912.754.3449.

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