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Boy struck in crosswalk

A young boy was struck by a car on Tuesday afternoon while crossing a street in Kamloops.

The 13-year-old was taken to Royal Inland Hospital and treated for a possible broken ankle, according to Sgt. Lucas of the Kamloops RCMP.

Witnesses say the boy was inside an activated crosswalk at the intersection of Westsyde Road and Anderson Terrace when he was hit by an elderly driver.

The 89-year-old driver was charged with failing to yield to a pedestrian.


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