Boy Fatally Struck By Vehicle In Granite City, Illinois

There was a fatal accident involving a 4-year-old boy who was hit by a relative’s vehicle in Granite City, Illinois on Saturday, August 10, 2013.  The accident happened in the family’s driveway.

According to Granite City Police, the boy was apparently running in the street at the time of the accident.

The boy, identified as Charles Collins, died in a hospital about an hour after the accident.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including article of August 13 titled “Boy run over, killed” as well as the August 12 The State Journal-Register article titled “Child hit by relative’s car dies in Granite City.”


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