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News: Car hits, kills child pedestrian in Sumter

SUMTER, SC – A two-year-old boy was struck by a car and killed in a residential area of Sumter on Sunday, WLTX reports.

State police say the accident happened around 9:20 p.m. near the intersection of West Patricia Drive and Deacon Lane. The child entered the roadway on Deacon Lane and was struck by a southbound 2013 Cadillac XTS.

The two-year-old boy was pronounced deceased at a local hospital. The driver of the Cadillac did not sustain any injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

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