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Pick Up Truck Kills 12 Year Old Boy In Arcadia


A 12 year old Arcadia child was killed on Saturday afternoon. Florida Highway Patrol said the boy and two others were injured after they were hit by a pickup truck while crossing the street.

Authorities say the truck stopped on West Pine Street at the intersection with US-17. Then went to turn left onto US-17, which is when it hit the three pedestrians crossing the street.

FHP says a 12-year-old boy died. They say a 34-year-old woman suffered critical injuries and a 2-year-old in a stroller had minor injuries.

The crash is currently under investigation.