Four-year-old boy killed by van, 6-year-old critical

January 4, 2021 Jaime DeJesus
Four-year-old boy killed by van, 6-year-old critical
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A van struck two boys outside a school in Bensonhurst Monday morning, leaving one dead and the other in critical condition.

According to authorities, the boys, ages 4 and 6, were hit at around 9 a.m. on 67th Street between 20th and 21st Avenues. When police arrived, they found the boys unconscious in the roadway.

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EMS rushed the boys to Maimonides Medical Center, where the 4-year-old was pronounced dead. The 6-year-old is in critical condition.

Police said the driver of the van left the scene but later returned.

The crash is under investigation by the NYPD.

Update: This article has been updated to provide the correct street.


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