Child Killed After Being Struck by Vehicle

A young child was killed when he was struck by a Ford Explorer and he walked out into the street. The incident happened at 4:40.p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.  The fatality occurred on Missouri Highway 77, miles north of Oran. The child was transported to St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Cape Girardeau for treatment. The child was later pronounced dead there. The driver of the vehicle was identified as 45 year-old Larry B. Reid. Police say, no charges are expected to be filed against the driver

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