Cleveland police: driver killed boy, drove off

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police are searching for the driver who drove off after striking and killing a 5-year-old boy walking to school before dawn.

The name of the victim wasn't immediately released. He was taken from Friday's accident to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he died.

The motorist left the scene just north of the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo driving a vehicle believed to be a light-colored SUV or van. The license plate wasn't known.

Police think the vehicle may have damage to the grill or below. Investigators asked that any eyewitnesses come forward.

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