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10-year-old released from hospital after being hit by car

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YAKIMA, Wash.-- Christopher Sanchez, 10, was released from Harborview Medical Center in Seattle Thursday.

He and his brother Israel were hit by a car while they waited for their school bus on Rock Avenue in Yakima.

Police say the driver of the vehicle, 32-year-old Benjamin McKenzie was high when he struck the boys, and dragged them over 80 feet. He is facing vehicular assault charges.

Christopher was airlifted to Harborview after the crash in critical condition. His 11-year-old brother was taken to Yakima Memorial Hospital with broken bones.

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