11-year-old dies after being run over by a truck in Texarkana

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An 11-year-old boy is dead after being hit by a pickup truck in Texarkana, Texas.

The accident happened shortly after 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 6700 block of University Ave.
 
Investigators say a 19-year-old male was traveling in a 2014 Dodge Ram 2500 on University Ave. when he turned into the driveway of a home and hit an 11-year-old boy who was sitting on a skateboard.

The driver didn’t see the child and ran over him before coming to a stop.

The 11-year-old was transported to a local hospital, but later died from his injuries.

The driver, who was a friend of the family, was dropping off an 18-year-old at the home at the time of the accident.
 
No charges are pending against the driver and no citations were issued.

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