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A minor dies after being hit by a car in Jerome

According to police, the juvenile ran into a road and died at the hospital from their injuries.

JEROME, Idaho — According to the Idaho State Police (ISP), a juvenile was killed after being hit by a car in Jerome today around 2:00 p.m. The minor ran into the street on the 600 Block of N. Fillmore Street, they were taken to the hospital but then died from their injuries.

ISP said that a 72-year-old woman from Jerome driving a 2019 Jeep Cherokee on N. Fillmore Street when the juvenile ran into the road near 6th Ave. East. The driver of the Jeep was wearing a seatbelt and ISP did not report that she had injuries.

The name of the victim and driver have not been released at this time. ISP said the investigation is ongoing.

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