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Kanabec County boy hit by vehicle dies

WHITED TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) — A 7-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle at his rural Kanabec County home has died.

The child was taken to a local hospital after being hit about 6:30 p.m. Christmas at the home in Whited Township. He was later flown to a Twin Cities hospital where he died.

It is unclear who hit the boy or other circumstances.

The county sheriff's department is investigating. The child was not immediately identified.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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