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Woman and child injured in hit-and-run in Miami Beach

A woman and child were taken to the hospital Sunday after being hit by a car as they crossed a street in Miami Beach, according to police.

The driver of the car took off, police said, but was located shortly after and taken into custody.

The hit-and-run accident happened at about 4:30 p.m. at 77th Street and Dickens Avenue.

Police said both the unidentified woman and child were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Miami Herald staff write Monique O. Madan contributed to this report.

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