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Halifax deputy hits boy with car

Posted November 7, 2014

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— A Halifax County sheriff’s deputy hit an 11-year-old boy Friday morning while driving in Roanoke Rapids.

A spokesman for the sheriff’s office said the boy was “fine” following the accident, which happened on 11th Street near Cleveland Street.

The spokesman did not release more information. An investigation is being conducted by Roanoke Rapids police.

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  • jwsawyer Nov 7, 2014

    The boy obviously went out into the street without looking to make sure there was no traffic coming. Not a good idea.