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UPDATE: Police identify child killed in hit and run crash in Minot

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Minot Police have released the name of a toddler killed in a hit and run accident, while they continue to search for the driver tonight.

23-month-old Sophia Pepple of New Town was hit by a car shortly before 6:30 Sunday evening.

She was taken to trinity hospital where she was pronounced dead.


A toddler was killed Sunday night after being hit by a vehicle in Minot.
Minot Police say it all happened around 6:30 p.m. After the child was hit the vehicle fled east on 11th Avenue Southeast and then turned South on 3rd Street Southeast.

The vehicle is described as a black or dark colored Ford F-150, possibly a 2004 to 2008 model, club or super cab, with factory running boards and tires.

 It may have a tool box or other large item in the bed of the truck as well. 

Anyone who may have seen this vehicle around the time of the incident or has any information is asked to contact the Minot Police Department at 701-852-0111. 
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