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Boy dies days after rollover crash

boy crimeSAN DIEGO – A 10-year-old boy from Rosarito, Mexico was fatally injured in a crash on Interstate 805 last week and died in a hospital five days later, authorities said Monday.

Ivan Santibanes was riding in a late model Ford Explorer driven by his father on the evening of Feb. 10, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office.

As they traveled south on the freeway, the SUV’s right rear tire blew out and the SUV rolled three times, the Medical Examiner’s Office reported. The boy was not wearing a seatbelt, authorities said.

Ivan was taken to Rady Children’s Hospital and was given a grim prognosis, authorities said. He was declared dead at 9:40 a.m. Friday, officials with the MeEditdical Examiner’s Office said.

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6 Comments to “Boy dies days after rollover crash”

    Sue Fricken said:
    February 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

    My deepest condolences to the family.

    guest said:
    February 19, 2013 at 9:01 AM

    oh boy do we get to pay his medical bill too?

      Katie T. said:
      February 19, 2013 at 12:32 PM

      jeez u really love life

    gues said:
    February 19, 2013 at 9:58 AM

    wow you pay for peoples medical bills? can you pay for all my bills as well? please

    Jay said:
    February 19, 2013 at 10:22 AM

    How hard is it to put on a seatbelt? I really can't understand why people, especially children, do not wear them. It's so sad..

    Jessica said:
    February 19, 2013 at 12:09 PM

    'Guest', if the first thing that you think of when you hear that a CHILD DIED is whether or not you have to pay for his bills, then you are what is wrong with our society!

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