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'Out of control' SUV kills 9-year-old boy in Brooklyn

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Police and fire officials say a 9-year-old boy is dead after an SUV jumped the curb onto a sidewalk in Brooklyn.

Two vehicles may have collided or swerved to avoid a collision in Fort Greene at around 12:50 p.m. Police say the driver of SUV lost control and jumped the curb, pinning the child who was pronounced dead.

The drivers remained at the scene.

Police say the SUV was driven by a 59-year-old man.  In addition to the dead child, another five-year-old boy was rushed to Kings County Hospital along with two women aged 47 and 28. Their injuries are not life threatening.

The accident is still under investigation and the NYPD has not said if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.



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