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Toddler struck, killed by car after wandering from home

Posted March 4, 2015
Updated March 5, 2015

— A 2-year-old boy was killed Wednesday evening after he was hit by a car north of Roxboro.

The accident happened at about 7 p.m. on Dirgie Mine Road near Friendship Crossing. North Carolina State Highway Patrol spokesman Lt. Jeff Gordon said the boy, identified as Julian Washington, had been in a playroom, got out through a window or door and walked to the roadway.

Gordon said no charges will be filed against the driver or the parents of the child.

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  • Danielle Little Mar 5, 2015
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    So sad. Praying for the parents.