Three-Year-Old Dies After Being Hit by Car

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By Sam Jones

Sikeston, MO-- Police say Tyren Miller was fatally struck by a vehicle Friday night. 

Officers say children were running across the street when a car drove by on the 100 block of North Ingram. The driver tried to slow down and avoid the young boy, but wasn't able to stop in time.

Miller was airlifted to an area trauma center, but later died from his injuries. 

Investigators say there's no indication the driver was impaired at the time. No charges are expected.

Police call this a tragic reminder of children's safety near roadways. 

 

 

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