Car kills boy who ran into street

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pedestrianAccidentVISTA, Calif. – A 6-year-old boy was run  over and killed after darted into the street, authorities said.

The vehicle was driving along North Melrose Driver and Spires Street around 6:10 p.m. when it ran over a boy, who had run into the street, said San Diego County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Clayton Lisk.  

The boy was taken to a hospital, where he was declared dead, Lisk said.

The driver stayed at the scene, and officials do not believe alcohol was involved.

The identity of the child was not released.

5 comments

  • Another case of bad parenting

    It’s pretty sad when my 12 year old saw this and the first thing he said was “where were the parents?”. I live in Vista and I’m surprised this doesn’t happen more often because little kids and even adults are always running into the streets.

    I feel very sad for the child because their parents/caregiver failed them miserably. RIP

  • Sonia

    Never let our children play where we cant see them ,but it can happen to anyone, God rest him in paradise My HEART GOES OUT to the family .

  • ivonne zaragoza

    Shame on all of you. So sad you all are quick to judge. This is my nephew and he knew better then to run into streets. He was taught very well. The lady was going 45 on a 25 zone. He was being watched and it all happened in a matter of seconds. He didn’t run onto on coming traffic like they reported. I suggest if you all don’t know the whole story then shut your mouth.

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