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Southern Pines boy dies after running in front of car

A 4-year-old boy died last week after he ran into a Southern Pines street and was hit by a car, police said Monday.

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SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. — A 4-year-old boy died last week after he ran into a Southern Pines street and was hit by a car, police said Monday.

Lamyr LaTrelle Magee ran onto Murray Hill Road from the parking lot of Grace Church of Southern Pines on Wednesday evening and was hit by an eastbound car, police said.

The boy was taken to FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, where he died.

A funeral is set for 2 p.m. Tuesday at Christ Way Deliverance Church in Pinehurst.

Southern Pines police continue to investigate the case.

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