3-year-old fatally struck by car in Worcester

WORCESTER, Mass. — A child has died after being struck by a car in Worcester, police say.

Worcester Police say the incident happened around 2:45 p.m. Sunday on Laurel Street after reports that a child was hit by a car.

Officers found witnesses at the scene, who said the 3-year-old boy had been taken to the hospital.

Police then went to the hospital, only to find out that the 3-year-old had died.

Police say the boy was riding a bike on the sidewalk when he left the sidewalk and went into a parking lot on Laurel Street.

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A driver allegedly pulled out of a parking spot and hit the boy on his bicycle with the front of the car.

The driver of the car then took the boy and his father to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police are still investigating the incident and said no charges or citations have been filed at this time.