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3-year-old killed after being hit by a car

WILLOW SPRINGS (WKOW) -- A 3-year-old boy was killed when police say he ran across the road in front of a 2003 Chevy Cavalier at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Lafayette County Sheriff's officials say Benjamin Lapp, 3, of Darlington, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators also say the driver trying to avoid hitting Lapp but could not.  They say neither speed nor alcohol appear to have been involved.

The accident is still under investigation.

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