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10-year-old boy killed, brother injured after being hit by car in Lethbridge

Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that happened in Lethbridge on Monday, April 13, 2020. Getty Images

Police say a 10-year-old boy died and his brother was injured after being hit by a car in west Lethbridge on Monday afternoon,

According to the Lethbridge Police Service, it happened at the intersection of Whoop-Up Drive and Aquitania Boulevard at around 3:30 p.m.

Investigators said a vehicle was travelling south on Aquitania Boulevard and was making a right turn onto Whoop-Up Drive when it hit two young boys walking in a crosswalk. Their father was with them at the time, police said.

“A nine-year-old boy sustained minor injuries and the father was not injured,” police said in a Monday evening news release. “Tragically, a 10-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries and later died in hospital.”

Police said the vehicle was facing a yield sign.

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