- Associated Press - Monday, September 21, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police say a 2-year-old boy was struck and killed by a paratransit bus in south Philadelphia.

Officials said the accident happened at about 5:15 p.m. Monday in the Point Breeze section of the city.

A police spokeswoman said initial reports indicate that the child “darted out into the street” and was hit by the paratransit bus.

He was taken to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia with severe head injuries and was pronounced dead shortly after 6 p.m. Monday.

Authorities said the accident is under investigation.

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