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Boy Killed in Car Crash in Methuen, Mass.

The accident happened on Berkeley and East Brook Streets

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    Flora De Paz, mother of a 6-year-old boy killed in a car accident Tuesday morning in Metheun, Massachusetts, speaks out in an emotional interview. (Published Tuesday, July 19, 2016)

    Police in Methuen, Massachusetts, say a 6-year-old boy was killed in a motor vehicle accident Tuesday morning. 

    The accident happened on Berkeley and East Brook Streets just before 7:30 a.m.

    Flora De Paz, boy's 34-year-old mother, who was driving a 1998 Honda Civic, was taken to Lawrence General Hospital with not life-threatening injuries.

    According to police, the Honda Civil was traveling eastbound on East Brook Place and, when it entered Berkeley Street, a 2005 Ford Econoline hit the car's driver's side. 

    Boy Killed in Car Crash in Methuen, Mass.

    [NECN] Boy Killed in Car Crash in Methuen, Mass.
    A boy, 6 , was killed in a car accident Tuesday morning. (Published Tuesday, July 19, 2016)

    According to police, the boy was ejected and hit by the van.

    De Paz does not know whether her son was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

    Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Methuen, Mass.

    [NECN] Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Methuen, Mass.
    Police responded to a fatal accident in Methuen, Massachusetts, on Tuesday morning. (Published Tuesday, July 19, 2016)

    The driver of the van has not been identified.

    Neighbors say they're shocked after the deadly crash.

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    The investigation continues. 


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