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      Child killed in Hidalgo County accident

      Department of Public Safety troopers are investigating a fatal accident that occurred on Mile 17 1/2 and Tower Road just before 6:30 Sunday.Troopers told Action 4 News the driver of a Dodge Dakota was traveling northbound on Tower Road when the driver of a Ford Focus disregarded a stop sign---the truck slammed into the car.The driver of the truck fled the scene on foot. A little girl riding in the Focus was taken to Edinburg Hospital where she later died.The driver of the Focus and another passenger, also a child, were also taken to the hospital.The driver is listed in stable, but critical condition.The condition of the other child is unknown at this time.
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