Child hit by car, seriously injured in White Center

WHITE CENTER, Wash. -- A 12-year-old child was hospitalized with serious injuries Monday after being hit by a car in White Center.

The crash happened at about 7:45 p.m. at 16th Avenue and SW 110th Street.

Officials say the crash area is expected to be closed for several hours while police continue to investigate.

A King County Sheriff's Office spokesperson said the driver of the vehicle that hit the child remained at the scene after the crash and is cooperating with authorities.

This is a developing story and will be updated

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