- Associated Press - Sunday, April 7, 2019

LOXLEY, Ala. (AP) - Police in southwest Alabama are investigating after a 15-year was struck by a vehicle Saturday morning and later died.

WKRG-TV reports the boy was running away from a parent around 3 a.m. Saturday after he took a family vehicle without permission. The boy, who hasn’t been named, ran across U.S. 31 near Loxley and was struck by a vehicle.

Loxley police say the driver stopped after hitting the boy. Police say they don’t intend to charge the driver with a crime.

The boy was taken to a hospital in Mobile with severe head injuries and died Saturday evening.

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Information from: WKRG-TV, http://www.wkrg.com/

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