Child Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle in St. Theresa Point

RCMP Crest LogoA five-year-old boy on St. Theresa Point First Nation was killed Friday after being hit by a vehicle shortly after being dropped off by a school bus.

RCMP say the accident happened when a vehicle reversing from a driveway struck the victim as he was walking near his residence.

The child was taken to the local nursing station at around 4:30 p.m. where he was pronounced deceased.

Alcohol and speed are not considered factors, and foul play is not suspected.

Police continue to investigate.

— Staff


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