UPDATE: McDowell County Sheriff’s Department investigating fatal hit and run

UPDATE (11/30/20 @10:30 a.m.): According to Sheriff Muncy, the McDowell County Sheriff’s Department has a suspect and is currently awaiting forensic evidence to be returned from the WVSP lab.

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UPDATE: The two year old child has passed away.

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MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY)-Deputies with the McDowell County Sheriffs Office responded to and is investigating a hit and run/ serious accident involving a pedestrian around 529 pm this evening in the three forks area (near Bradshaw) of McDowell County.

West Virginia State Police is assisting in the investigation. The vehicle left the scene and is being described as an older small suv type vehicle silver in color possibly with front end damage. The vehicle was traveling towards Buchanan county Virginia. A two year old child was seriously injured and we are requesting the public’s help in locating this vehicle/driver. Should anyone have any tips please contact the 911 center.