Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:    
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Mandatory Evacuations for residences in the area of Mad River Rd from Highway 36 to Three Forks Road area and the back side of the lake on Ruth/Zenia Road to the Ruth Dam:    
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EPD investigating hit and run involving a child

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EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department is asking for your help finding the driver involved in a hit and run collision.

At around 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the father of an 8-year-old boy told officers he was walking with his son at the crosswalk at the south entrance of Bayshore Mall.  The father said a vehicle leaving the parking lot struck his son causing minor injuries.

The suspect is described as being a white male, 50-60 years old, with gray hair and a stocky build.  He was wearing dark glasses.  The vehicle is a black Lexus 2-door coupe.  Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Jones with the EPD at (707) 441-4109.