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Friday, May 3, 2013, 10:21 p.m.

An 8-year-old boy was struck and killed by a vehicle Friday night in Jefferson Hills.

The boy was struck about 9:10 p.m. in the 1400 block of Gilmore Drive, dispatchers said. He was taken to Jefferson Regional Medical Center where he died in the emergency room at 9:43 p.m., the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office said.

Allegheny County homicide detectives are assisting Jefferson Hills police with the investigation.

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