Boy, 7, fatally struck by car in East New York, 2nd killed this week

Kimberly Dole
February 27, 2020 - 9:24 am
East New York

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 7-year-old boy was fatally struck by a vehicle while walking with his mom Thursday morning in Brooklyn, officials say.

The incident occurred at 8:11 a.m. at Blake and Pennsylvania Avenue in East New York.

EMS rushed the child to Brookdale Hospital in critical condition but later died, authorities say. 

7-Year-Old Boy Killed, Mother Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle @CitizenApp

Pennsylvania Avenue & Blake Avenue 8:16:53 AM EST

The mother was also taken to the hospital in stable condition, police say.

The driver remained at the scene.

The Collision Investigation Squad is also at the scene.

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This is the second case in three days of a child being struck in East New York.

On Tuesday morning, a 10-year-old girl was fatally struck by a school bus making a right turn.

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