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3-Year-Old Milford Hit-and-Run Victim Identified

Milford police said the event occurred around 5 p.m. in the area of 30 Water Street

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A 4-year-old boy has been killed in a hit-and-run accident in Milford, Massachusetts.

Milford police said the event occurred around 5 p.m. in the area of 30 Water Street.

The child was reportedly playing with a yo-yo when he walked into the street and was struck.

The child is reportedly Jonathan Loja, who was attending a family Easter get together when he somehow exited a fenced-in yard.

Loja was apparently playing with a yo-yo when he walked into the street and was struck.

Police are seeking help in locating the car involved in the crime, a late model red Toyota Scion SUV with tinted windows.

The incident is currently under police investigation.

Editor's note: Officials originally told us the child was 3 years old; Worcester district attorney's office said the victim was 4.

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