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No charges filed in boy's death at Erwin Christmas parade

Posted December 8, 2011 11:21 a.m. EST

— Police said Thursday that no charges will be filed in connection with the death of a 3-year-old boy Monday night at the conclusion of Erwin's Christmas parade.

Cullen Reese Parker was walking with his family through a parking lot after the parade when he was hit by a car. He died at Betsy Johnson Regional Hospital.

Police said Laura Turner, 21, of Edwin, was trying to exit the parking lot after getting off work and didn't see the boy.