Pickup Truck Strikes, Kills 5-Year-Old Boy, Injures Grandmother

The boy and his grandmother were hit by a pickup truck whose driver stopped

By Jason Kandel
|  Monday, Oct 14, 2013  |  Updated 12:27 PM PDT
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Crackdown in Wake of Hit-and-Run Crashes

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Police investigate a crash that left a 5-year-old boy dead and injured his grandmother on a street in Santa Ana, Calif., on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013.

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A 5-year-old boy died and his grandmother was injured when a pickup truck struck them on a Southern California street, police said.

The incident happened at 8 a.m. at Central Avenue and Ramona Drive in Santa Ana, police said.

The boy died at a hospital. His 48-year-old grandother suffered broken bones. A 7-year-old girl was OK.

The 17-year-old driver stopped.

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