Boy, 8, Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle on St. Anne’s Road

Boy, 8, Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle on St. Anne’s Road

Winnipeg Police CrestWINNIPEG — An eight-year-old boy has succumbed to his injuries in hospital after being hit by a vehicle Tuesday morning.

The boy was attempting to cross St. Anne’s Road in a pedestrian crosswalk at Varennes Avenue when he was hit by a northbound vehicle at around 8:20 a.m.

Police say the vehicle remained on scene as the boy was transported to hospital in critical condition.

Schools in the immediate area have been notified, as well as the victim’s next of kin.

Anyone with additional information on the accident is asked to call police at (204) 986-6271 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

— Staff

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