3-year-old boy killed in hit-and-run, driver detained

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DENVER (KDVR) — A driver suspected of hitting a young boy in southwest Denver with their car and fleeing the scene has been detained.

According to the Denver Police Department, the hit-and-run was reported at 6:34 p.m. Thursday. It occurred near the intersection of South Lowell Boulevard and Morrison Road.

According to his family, the victim was 3-year-old Lyndreth Sage Antone. He was crossing the street with his family when he was struck.

The suspect, 23-year-old Jordan Montiel-Velazquez, is being held for investigation of leaving the scene of an accident.

Anyone with information about the hit-and-run is urged to contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at: 720-913-7867.

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