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BEDFORD, Ohio -- A woman was hospitalized after she was struck crossing the street with her eight-year-old child in Bedford Tuesday morning.

The crash was on Union Street, near St. Mary's Church, just before 7 a.m. The woman was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center with serious injuries, police said.

Police did not comment on the status of the eight-year-old.

The driver left the scene of the crash. Police are searching for an older model Hyundai Accent, likely dark gray, with a missing passenger-side mirror and damage to the passenger side.

Police are still investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the Bedford Police Department at (440) 232-1234.