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Boy killed following hit and run in Big River, Sask.

A five-year-old boy riding a bike on Highway 55 has been killed following a hit and run in Big River, Sask.
A five-year-old boy riding a bike on Highway 55 has been killed following a hit and run in Big River, Sask. Global News

A hit and run in Big River, Sask., has left a boy dead.

Police say the five-year-old boy was riding his bike on Highway 55 in the northern Saskatchewan community on Tuesday evening when he was struck by a vehicle.

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The driver then fled the scene.

The boy was taken to hospital where he was declared dead. His name has not been released.

Big River RCMP located the vehicle at a business in the community.

READ MORE: 2 killed in two-vehicle collision on Highway 41 near Wakaw, Sask.

A man and a woman were taken into custody. No charges have been laid.

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Big River RCMP, along with a collision reconstructionist, continue to investigate.

Editor’s note: This story has been corrected to reflect the correct age of the boy. RCMP previously stated the boy was the age of two.