- Associated Press - Sunday, April 13, 2014

GARY, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say a 13-year-old Gary boy has died after a car struck him and another boy before fleeing the scene.

The Lake County Coroner’s Office says Malik Herron was pronounced dead from blunt force trauma at a hospital.

Gary police say the two boys were walking about 8 p.m. Saturday when a vehicle left the roadway and struck them. The Post-Tribune reports (https://bit.ly/1iJgjaC ) the other boy was able to go home and tell his parents, who alerted police. The other boy was treated for injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening.

Police were searching for a vehicle with damage to its front passenger side.

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Information from: Post-Tribune, https://www.post-trib.com


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