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5-year-old boy dies after being hit by a car in a Colorado Springs parking lot

Crash involving a child in Colorado Springs 6/3/21.
Crash involving a child in Colorado Springs 6/3/21.(KKTV)
Published: Jun. 3, 2021 at 6:16 PM MDT|Updated: Jun. 3, 2021 at 6:32 PM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - According to Colorado Springs police, a 5-year-old boy who was hit by a car on Thursday has died. The child was rushed to the hospital after he was hit by a car in a Colorado Springs parking lot on Thursday.

The incident was reported at about 4:30 p.m. off of 8th Street just north of Cheyenne Boulevard. The area is on the southwest side of the city.

According to an officer at the scene, the boy had very serious injuries and the driver remained at the scene.

Police say the child was with someone else when he saw his father driving up, the child then got excited and ran to his car. The father did not see the boy and that’s when police say the child was hit.

The Major Crash Team for the Colorado Springs Police Department is investigating the incident. Police do not suspect impairment was a factor in this crash.

We will update this article as more information becomes available.

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