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5-Year-Old Boy Hit By Car After Darting Into Road

Posted September 8, 2005

— A car struck a 5-year-old boy who darted into the road while waiting for the school bus in Wayne County on Thursday morning, police said.

Witnesses said the boy, Michael Buchanan, was hit by a car's side mirror after he darted into the road.

Buchanan was treated at an area hospital and has been released.

The driver of the car ran off the road, struck a brick wall and a fence, and landed in a ditch.

She sustained minor injuries.

She would not be charged in the accident, police said.

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