The Telegram
  • 4-year-old boy hit by car on Utica street dies

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  • UTICA Authorities say a 4-year-old boy has died from injuries suffered when he was hit by a car while retrieving a ball that had rolled into a central New York street.
    Police in Utica say Zachary Htoo chased a ball into a street around 5 p.m. Monday. Officers a car stopped and pulled over, but another car pulled around the stopped vehicle and struck the boy before he made it back to the sidewalk.
    He was taken to a Utica hospital, then transferred to a Syracuse hospital, where he died Tuesday morning.
    Police say it appears the driver that hit the boy wasnt at fault.
    The boys parents are refugees from Burma.