Child dies after being struck by car in Houston

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Associated Press

Posted on January 19, 2014 at 11:04 AM

Updated Sunday, Jan 19 at 11:04 AM

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old boy has died after being struck by a car in the parking lot of a strip shopping center in Houston.

The Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/1mdW5bd ) reports the boy was struck by the motorist on Friday afternoon. Police say the boy was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver who struck the boy initially left the scene but later returned.

Houston police say the woman did not appear to be intoxicated. She was questioned at the scene and later released.

The investigation is continuing. Charges have not been filed in the case.

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Information from: Houston Chronicle, http://www.houstonchronicle.com

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