Police search for driver who hit 13-year-old with car

CANTON, OH (WOIO) - Jackson Township Police are searching for the driver who struck 13-year-old Elizabeth Capalingo and took off.

The hit-skip accident happened Wednesday around 5:30 p.m. on Struhldreher Street.

According to the victim's mother, Tammy Capalingo, her daughter was walking down the street when she was struck by some sort of work vehicle. According to her daughter, at one point the driver stopped and asked if she was okay then left. Elizabeth then blacked out and was taken to the hospital by family members to be checked out.

The Capalingo family reported the accident to Jackson Township Police. Officers recovered a side mirror on scene that may belong to the work truck.

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