9-year-old dies after being hit by East Cleveland city dump truck

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EAST CLEVELAND  – The East Cleveland police chief tells Fox 8 that a 9-year-old child was hit by a city dump truck on Friday afternoon after the child ran into the street. The child was not run over by the vehicle.

The accident occurred at Hayden between 1st and 2nd Avenue.

Once notified that the accident involved a city vehicle, the chief called Ohio State Highway Patrol to handle the investigation.

The child died following the accident.  It is under investigation.

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