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5-year-old dies after being struck by car

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A young child was killed in southern Illinois Friday after being struck by a car.

Randolph County Coroner Randy Dudenbostel says 5-year-old Ithan Paez was pronounced dead at 4:40 p.m. on Friday at the Sparta Community Hospital.

According to the coroner, the 5-year-old was struck by a passing car on West Kim Street in Percy.

Illinois State Police, the Randolph County Sheriff's Office and the Randolph County Coroner's Office are investigating the fatality.

Arrangements are pending with Wilson Funeral Home in Percy.

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