A young boy was killed Sunday afternoon after being struck by a car in Grafton, Massachusetts, according to the Worcester County District Attorney's Office.
Authorities said the 5-year-old boy, who has not been identified, was hit near his home on Samuel Drive at about 3:52 p.m.
The death appears to be the result of a tragic accident, the district attorney's office said.
The driver of the car has not been identified.
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State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney's Office and Grafton Police are investigating.