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Worcester police investigating hit and run that left 16-year-old girl with injuries

Worcester police are investigating a hit and run that seriously injured a 16-year-old girl on Wednesday, officials said.

The teen was crossing Burncoat Street at the intersection with Melrose Street at about 6:45 a.m. when a black sedan traveling east struck her without stopping, Worcester police said in a statement.

She was taken to a hospital for treament of injuries, including broken bones. She is expected to survive, police said.

Anyone with information related to the crash is asked to contact police at (508) 799-8674 or by anonymous text at 274637 TIPWPD.


Andrew Stanton can be reached at andrew.stanton@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @_andrewstanton.

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