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Published: Monday, 11/24/2003

2-year-old hit by car after wandering away

A 2-year-old boy wandered away from his grandmother's house on Rockingham Street last night and was hit by a car, police said.

Trvon Givens, of 361 Rock|ing|ham, was in serious condition at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center.

Police said the child ran into the street at Rockingham and Brentwood Avenue about 6:30 p.m. and was hit by a car. The driver, Joseph Gaines, 22, of Macomber St., got out and tried to find the child's parents.

Not finding anyone, Mr. Gaines drove the child to the hospital for treatment. Police were contacted and were able to locate the child's house, where they said they found his grandmother asleep and five other adults unaware the child was missing.

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