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7-year-old girl injured in Santa Ana hit-and-run

A map indicates the area in the 400 block of South Birch Street in Santa Ana where a 7-year-old girl was struck by a hit-and-run driver Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. (Google maps)
December 5, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A search is underway in Santa Ana for a driver who hit a seven-year-old girl and drove away from the scene.

The incident happened in the 400 block of South Birch Street around 5 p.m. Tuesday.

According to police, the girl and her mother were walking on a sidewalk when the girl darted into the street.

A driver in a dark-colored SUV then hit and dragged the girl about 15 yards before taking off.

The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries to her head and body.

The investigation is ongoing.

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