UPDATE, July 19: The child died Friday morning. Click here for more.
A driver struck a child in Union Wednesday night and left the scene, police said.
The 12-year-old* boy was hit around 8:30 p.m. near Galloping Hill Road and Forest Drive. The child was taken to University Hospital in Newark, where he was listed in critical condition Thursday morning.
A police spokesman said Thursday morning there may be additional updates later in the day.
*The boy was originally identified as a 10-year-old
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