No arrests yet in Evansville residential hit and run

2013-08-19T11:25:00Z 2013-08-30T11:00:47Z No arrests yet in Evansville residential hit and runBy MEGAN CASSIDY Star-Tribune staff writer Casper Star-Tribune Online

No arrests had been made as of Monday after an Evansville hit-and-run accident sent a young boy to a Denver hospital.

Evansville Police Capt. Tom Laughrey said a light-colored pickup truck was traveling at “highway speed” down residential Copper Avenue just before 10 p.m. Saturday when the truck struck the boy and drove off.

Laughrey declined to release the boy's name but said he is of preteen age. He did not know the boy's condition on Monday. The boy was first taken to the Wyoming Medical Center before being flown to Denver.

There are no current suspects, but Laughrey said investigators are conducting interviews.

Reach crime reporter Megan Cassidy at 307-266-0534 or megan.cassidy@trib.com. Follow her on Twitter @meganrcassidy.

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  1. Jennie Ann
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    Jennie Ann - August 22, 2013 10:38 pm
    The child is in our prayers!
  2. Micky
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    Micky - August 19, 2013 10:57 pm
    Somebody knows where that pickup was coming from. I hope they're human enough to come forward.
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