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Boy Struck By Car In West Springfield Succumbs To Injuries

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police report a western Massachusetts boy is dead after being struck by a car earlier in the week.

Authorities said the boy died Saturday, two days after he was struck in downtown West Springfield. He had been hospitalized with critical injuries to his brain and heart.

The boy’s name was not immediately released.

No charges have been filed against the driver involved in the crash.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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