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8-year-old boy dies after being hit by car in Jamaica – QNS.com

8-year-old boy dies after being hit by car in Jamaica

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A young boy has died from injuries he sustained after he was struck by a car on Memorial Day near a Jamaica park, police announced.

According to reports, Sincere Atkins, of Brooklyn, was at 125th Avenue around Baisley Pond Park just before 5 p.m. on May 25 when he ran into Sutphin Boulevard mid-block and was hit by a 1996 Toyota Corolla.

Atkins was taken to Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries on May 29, police said Monday.

The driver remained on the scene of the accident and has not been charged.

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