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Child dies in hit-and-run crash near Hamilton

Posted at 7:11 PM, Jul 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-07 21:11:34-04

HAMILTON – Law enforcement report that a child died in a hit-and-run crash near Hamilton on Sunday afternoon.

Ravalli County Sheriff Steve Holton tells MTN News that the victim — who died on Sunday afternoon — was 10 or 11 years old. The Montana Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.

Authorities are looking for Joseph McNamara, 59, who is a suspect in the crash that occurred on Golf Course Road at approximately 1 p.m. on Sunday.

McNamara was last seen in the 1400 block of Golf Course Road and was believed to be on foot.

-Information from MTN’s Katie Miller included in this report

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