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2-Year-Old Dies After Being Struck By Minivan

Posted September 27, 2005

— A 2-year-old was killed Monday when a minivan hit him, Wilson police said late Monday evening.

Police say that at about 2 p.m., a minivan, driven by Gloria D. Wiggins, of Wilson, was traveling on Ward Boulevard southwest of Pender Street when the child, Yiahir P. Torres, of Wilson, ran into the roadway from the parking lot of El Latino Tienda.

According to police, the child's mother took him to a local hospital, where he later died.

The Wilson Police Department said Tuesday that no charges would be filed in the case.


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