Child Struck By Car Dies From Injuries


UPDATED: Tuesday March 11, 2014 10:49 PM

A child struck by a car in southeast Columbus passed away from his injuries Tuesday.

Columbus Police said Derek Richardson Jr. was driving east on Refugee Road, in the area of Maywood Drive, when the child ran into the street and in front of his car.

Officers said Richardson Jr.'s car then struck JayByuante McGrew-Bell.

Police said Richardson Jr. then stopped the car before he and the child's parent had a confrontation.  

The child was transported to Nationwide Children's Hospital in critical condition where he later died.

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