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UPDATE: Two-Year-Old Struck By Car In Worcester Co.

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BERLIN, Md. - Authorities say a two-year-old boy was hit by a car while playing in his yard in Berlin on Sunday night.

According to reports, the boy was playing in his yard just after 7:15 PM when he entered Sinepuxent Road and was struck by a car. The Worcester County Sheriff's Office says the driver, later identified as Thomas Purnell, 26, of Berlin, drove the child and his mother to a local hospital for treatment. The boy was eventually transferred to John's Hopkins for further treatment.

Reports say Purnell has been cited for driving on an expired license along with driving without insurance. Officials say alcohol does not appear to be a factor.

The incident is under investigation.

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