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Five-year-old child dies after being hit by vehicle

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Posted at 12:20 PM, Jun 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-05 12:38:46-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — On Friday, News 5 learned that a five-year-old child has died after being hit by a car.

Police tell us the child had run out to greet the child's father, who was driving the car, but the father did not see the child.

This happened on Thursday in a parking lot on South 8th Street near Cheyenne Boulevard around 4:30 p.m.

The child was then taken to the hospital and treated for life-threatening injuries but later died

There are no charges, and alcohol and drugs were not involved. Police tell News 5 everyone involved in the accident is cooperating with the investigation.


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