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12-Year-Old Boy Pinned Under Car in Providence, Rhode Island

Manase Niyokuru
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A 12-year-old boy was pinned under a car that struck him Friday afternoon in Providence, Rhode Island, according to necn affiliate WJAR.

The crash took place around 3:30 p.m. The child's mother identified him to WJAR as Manase Niyonkuru.

Police say the victim was seriously injured and transported to Hasbro Children's Hospital.

Niyonkuru was sitting on the stoop of a home when he was hit. Authorities tell WJAR a woman who lives nearby was driving the car.

The crash remains under investigation.

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