Marshalltown man charged for alleged hit and run that injured 9-year-old on a bike

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Published: Sep. 20, 2023 at 7:39 AM CDT
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MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (KCRG) - Police say a Marshalltown man is now charged in a hit-and-run that injured a nine-year-old riding a bike.

In a press release, police said it happened at around 1:20 p.m. on August 10 near the intersection of North 6th Avenue and Union Street.

First responders took the child to the hospital.

Witnesses told police they saw a truck hit the child, before driving away. That driver did come back.

Police charged 57-year-old Carlos Cancino-Valdez with leaving the scene of an accident, resulting in serious injury. That is a felony charge.