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Boy, 5, Killed After Being Hit by Car in West Philadelphia

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    Boy, 5, Killed in West Philly Hit and Run

    A West Philadelphia family is mourning the death of a 5-year-old boy who was killed by a hit and run driver.

    (Published Friday, June 22, 2018)

    A boy has died after being struck by a car along a West Philadelphia street Friday evening.

    Xavier Moy, 5, was hit along the 5000 block of Irving Street around 4 p.m., family members and police said.

    Family members said the boy was playing in the street with others when a green sedan rolled down the street and hit him.

    Moy was taken to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for treatment, but couldn't be saved, police said.

    5-Year-Old Child Killed by Hit and Run Driver

    [PHI] 5-Year-Old Child Killed by Hit and Run Driver

    A 5-year-old died on Friday after being struck by a car whose driver then fled the scene. The child was struck on Irving Street in West Philadelphia.

    (Published Friday, June 22, 2018)

    Police roped off the street and a large pool of blood sat near the sidewalk.

    The driver fled the scene after the crash, police said. A description of the driver and exact make of the car was not immediately available.

    This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

    Xavier Moy, 5, was killed in a hit and run in West Philadelphia on June 22, 2018.
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