Police investigate if 9-year-old boy was hit, killed while running from bully
EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — Police are investigating if a 9-year-old boy who ran in the street and was struck by a city dump truck was trying to get away from a bully.
Police tell the Fox 8 I-Team they are looking into an allegation that Devion Lesure was being bullied.
The 9-year-old was struck by the city vehicle last Friday. It happened on Hayden Avenue between 1st and 2nd avenues.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. No charges have been filed.
The boy was taken to University Hospitals and died Tuesday, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office.
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