Child hit by car in Chicago dies

June 22, 2008 1:53:40 PM PDT
A child died late Saturday night from injuries suffered after being struck by a vehicle on the city's West Side.The accident happened in the 4900 block of West Chicago Avenue shortly before 8 p.m.

The victim has been identified as 10-year-old Martell Jones. Authorities say he was transported to Stroger hospital where he was pronounced dead Saturday night.

Police also say the driver of the vehicle that hit the boy is in custody, but no charges have been filed.


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